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Sofapaka will arrive at Afraha Stadium on Saturday for the Premier League game with hosts Ulinzi Stars.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Ulinzi Stars v Sofapaka are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Ulinzi Stars will be looking for an improved result here following the 0-1 Premier League defeat last time out to Kariobangi Sharks.
Fewer than three goals per game were recorded in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Ulinzi Stars have been participants. Regarding the goal split during this period, opposing sides scored an aggregate of 7 while Ulinzi Stars got themselves 4. That kind of pattern won’t necessarily be sustained here, though.
Following on from tasting defeat last time out to Bandari in Premier League action, Sofapaka and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
A sequence of steadfast showings from the Sofapaka defensive players has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 3 from their past 6 outings in total. In that time, their forwards have scored 7.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head to head clashes going back to 29/12/2018 shows that Ulinzi Stars have won 2 of them & Sofapaka 0, with the number of draws being 4.
A total of 7 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 5 of them for Ulinzi and 2 being from Batoto ba Mungu. That’s an average goals per game of 1.17.
Team News: Sofapaka
With a completely healthy group to pick from, the Sofapaka boss Sam Timbe has zero fitness worries to speak of ahead of this game.
Our thinking is that Sofapaka have the ability to score against this Ulinzi Stars outfit, however it possibly won’t quite prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We’re tipping a narrow 2-1 winning score for Ulinzi Stars at the end of the 90 minutes. It’s a very tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Afraha Stadium (8,200)
Manager: Robert Matano
Competitions: Premier League position 12