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MATCH PREVIEW : Enormous test for Villa as they host the Bright stars

SC Villa players celebrating their goal in the last home fixture

By: Danito Nsubuga 

SC Villa will host an in form Bright stars side that are yet to test defeat in the last 5 games.

SC Villa too boast of an impressive home unbeaten record that roots back from last season when SC Villa shifted home to Masaka recreation grounds.

They now face a huge task facing a Bright stars captained by Cranes international Nelson Senkantuka who is also leading the scorers’ chats. Bright stars have however not won away this term and SC Villa have collected maximum points from all their home games this term.

The last 7 ties between the two sides have surprisingly yielded 15 goals averaging 2.1 goals per game with Villa winning on 4 occasions, Bright stars once and they have drawn twice.

Form guide:
SC Villa :         W D W D W
Bright stars : W W D W D

SC Villa’s record against the Bright stars is a source of confidence coming into this game and Coach Paul Mukatabala reiterates that,

” Despite the impressive home record we have, tomorrow’s game isn’t an easy one. Bright stars are very hard side to break down but we believe in our style which is the attacking one.”

” We are confident with our philosophy and we have belief in our style. We haven’t lost at home and Bright stars should not expect it easy.”

Simon Serunkuuma continues to be sidelined but the rest of the squad is available for selection.

Whoever emerges victorious from tomorrow’s encounter has an opponent to go top of the log. Bright stars are currently 2nd on the table with 17 points whereas SC Villa are 3rd with 16 points.

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