Express 0-0 SC Villa
Onduparaka 1-0 Police
URA 2-2 BUL
The highly anticipated Kampala derby between StarTimes Uganda Premier League (SUPL) traditional giants Express and SC Villa produced a goalless draw at Muteesa II Stadium, Wankulukuku on Saturday.
Both teams came into this animated, hosts Express hoping to pick only their third win in six games and Villa their second in three.
They traded blows throughout but none made a difference on the scoresheet.
Express, the defending champions, remain seventh on the log with just eight points, while Villa, who have played three games fewer than the Red Eagles, are 13th on four points.
In Ndejje, URA were left ruing a missed opportunity as they surrendered a 2-0 lead to draw two-all at home to BUL in an entertaining four-goal thriller.
The Tax Collectors went ahead as early as the third minute through striker Steven Mukwala before URA captain Shafik Kagimu doubled the advantage in the 46th.
But resurgent BUL pulled one back through Musa Esenu on 59 minutes to set up a thrilling final half hour.
The Eastern Uganda side were smelling blood as they upped the ante. Their reward finally came with five minutes to full time when they won a penalty, which Joseph Ssemujju duly converted to earn a point.
URA lie 12th on the log with four points from three matches while BUL’s promising start to the campaign has them fourth on 10 points, six behind leaders KCCA.
In West Nile, it was a breathtaking finale as home side Onduparaka scored in the seventh minute of injury time to claim all points in the 1-0 victory over bottom side and 10-man Police.
Jonah Okech scored the all-important goal for Onduparaka, with Police’s dreadful run compounded by Yusuf Ssozi getting sent off on the stroke of half time.
Onduparaka are eighth on as many points while winless Police are yet to pick a point in six matches.