After suffering their only league loss at home this season, KCCA FC head coach Mike Mutebi believes that his team will react positively when they host SC Villa at StarTimes Stadium Lugogo on Saturday.
The Kasasiro Boys lost 2-1 against Sam Ssimbwa’s URA in their last league encounter which narrowed their gap with holders and second placed Vipers SC.
Vipers defeated Express 2-0 on Friday at Kitende to go level on points, KCCA FC only occupying the top spot because of a better goal difference and a game in hand.
Mutebi is desperate to find the winning touch that has eluded the side since he returned from the four match ban, they drew one all against Police before losing to URA.
“I expect the boys to react because we have enough nerves in our armoury to win tomorrow’s game,” Mutebi told www.football256.com before adding.
“The tie is going to be very interesting because of the history between the two teams, Villa have a very ambitious coach who also knows how to play these big games but we are ready for them,” he added.
Meanwhile, SC Villa’s Douglas Bamweyana is also looking forward to winning his side’s fifth win of the season as he hopes to stay away from the relegation monster.
When the two sides met in the first round, KCCA won 3-2, then Moses Basena was in charge as Julius Poloto and Jackson Nunda scored for KCCA FC, Manko Kaweesa also conceded an own goal.
Midfielder Albert Mugisha and striker Bashir Mutanda scored for the 16 time league champions, while the former is still side lines because of injury, the latter scored his 12th goal of the season in the one all draw against Police ending a four game draught.
In the last five games, KCCA have managed two wins, two draws and one loss while SC Villa have managed two wins and three draws.
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