SC Villa beat Express by 2-1 at Wankulukuku
SC Villa took bragging rights in the Kampala derby when they beat Express FC 2-1 at the Mutesa II stadium in Wankulukuku. The win sees SC Villa move to second on the log, having won 3 and drawn 2 of their last 5 games. The hosts responded to the numerical advantage by introducing more attackers in Ivan Mayanja, Anwar Ntege and later Joseph Akwandanaho in search for the winner.
Mayanja and Kayiwa had chances wasted before Villa broke down the left and Owori set up Batte to score into an empty net sending the Villa fans into frenzy in the 77th minute.
Despite a late surge, Villa held on for all points that send them second on the table with 31 points, four behind leaders KCCA after 17 games, one less than their Lugogo rivals.
Defeat extends the Red Eagles’ winless streak to ten games in the league as they stay 11th with 18 points, six ahead of the relegation monster.Read Less