SC Villa’s survival chances remained hanging after their one all draw against Express at the Betway Muteesa II Stadium Wankulukuku.
Disan Galiwango scored for Express before Shafic Bakaki brought matters to level terms leaving both sets of fans satisfied.
The League entered into the highly anticipated game looking for maximum points as their pursue of relegation survival continues.
SC Villa started on a high pace with two attempts from Joseph Semujju and Charles Lwanga but Express custodian Tony Kyamera was equal to the challenge.
Express’ first attempt came in the 14th minute of the game with Brian Umony on the run but his shot went slightly out.
SC Villa kept on pressing the home team, they literally dominated the first half but were unable to find the back of the net out of the many chances created.
Express came back in the second half rejuvenated, they started making attempts on SC Villa’s goal.
Michael Birungi came closer for Express in the 55th minute, he dribbled past Villa’s custodian Yusuf Wasswa but Shafic Bakaki cleared the ball off the line to keep the visitors in the game.
Villa’s John Adriko then missed a sitter at the hour marker, Ronald Magwali crossed a swinging ball which found Adriko unmarked on the left side of the box but his left attempt went over the bar.
Villa’s defence went to sleep in the 77th minute and that’s when Disan Galiwango’s solo effort beating Yusuf Wasswa with his left foot.
When it looked Express where taking away all three points, Villa won a free kick on the left wing.
He swung it in and his target was defender Shafic Bakaki who leveled matters with a fine header.
Express remained 11th on the 16 team log with 33 points while SC Villa are 13th on 27 points, they play KCCA FC and Ndejje Lions next respectively.