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StarTimes UPL: Action returns as MYDA takes on BUL, Police battle for Bright Stars for 5th place

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After a 25-day break, the StarTimes Uganda Premier League officially returns on Tuesday, 15th June 2021 with two matchday 27 fixtures at two different venues.

MYDA FC who are on the verge of being relegated will host BUL FC in Tororo while it will be the battle for fifth place when Police FC hosts Soltilo Bright Stars in Lugogo.

Here is a preview of the two games.

MYDA Vs BUL FC – King George IV Memorial Stadium, Tororo

BUL FC

MYDA could join Kitara FC as the other relegated side if they fail to defeat BUL FC at the King George IV Memorial Stadium in Tororo.

The Malaba based side sit second bottom on the log with 14 points garnered in their 26 games, 12 points below the survival line. Irrespective of the results on Tuesday, MYDA can still be relegated if Busoga United and Kyetume win their next games.

For BUL FC, they sit eleventh on the log with 30 points, seven points above the relegation line.

Last result

MYDA suffered a 2-1 loss to Wakiso Giants at home in their last game before the league broke off while BUL FC garnered their first victory in seven league games after they defeated Onduparaka 3-1 at Bugembe.

Record in the last five games

MYDA has won only one of their last five games in the league, a 3-0 victory over Busoga United in Tororo. They have lost twice and drawn the other two.

For BUL FC, they have also registered 1 victory, two draws and two defeats.

In 13 games at home, MYDA has won just one, drawn three and lost the remaining games as hosts while BUL on the road has won three games, drawn three and lost the remaining seven.

Head to Head

This will be the second meeting between MYDA and BUL FC, with the first meeting being the reverse fixture earlier on in the season when BUL dispatched MYDA 4-1 in Jinja.

The game will be live on Sanyuka TV, StarTimes.

Police FC Vs Soltilo Bright Stars – MTN Omondi Stadium

The other game on the day will be the battle of the fifth place on the log as Police FC will host Soltilo Bright Stars at the MTN Omondi Stadium, Lugogo.

The two sides are separated by only two points as Bright Stars currently sits in the fifth position with 41 points in 26 games while the Cops are on 39 points.

Last result

The hosts, Police lost their last league outing 1-0 away to Mbarara City at the Kakyeka Stadium, Mbarara, while, Bright Stars also suffered a 1-0 defeat but at home (Kavumba) to defending champions, Vipers SC.

Record in the last five games

In the last five games, Abdallah Mubiru’s side is winless with two draws (against Villa and KCCA) and three defeats (against Express, URA and Mbarara City).

Bright Stars have won two of their last five games, beating up on Mbarara City and BUL FC. They have two draws and a defeat in the other three games.

In 13 home games this season, the Cops have managed eight wins and three draws, while two have ended in defeats. Bright Stars on the road has five wins, 6 draws and two defeats.

Head to Head statistics

This will be the 14th meeting between the two sides with Police holding a slight edge having won four of them, Bright Stars three while six have ended in stalemates.

The reverse fixture ended in a two-all stalemate at the Kavumba Recreation Center, Wakiso.

This will also be the fourth meeting between the two sides this season, having also met in the Stanbic Uganda Cup where Police emerged victors with a 4-2 aggregate win over two legs.


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