Vipers SC aims at collecting maximum points from SC Villa and return to the top of the log.
They currently sit second on the log with 30 points just one below table leaders KCCA FC who are on 31.
Their striking duo of Yunus Ssentamu and Cesar Manzoki will have to be at their very best in order to help the team return to winning ways at home.
Vipers only managed to collect a point from their last two games before the league took a break.
The duo has so far scored a total of 15 goals in the 14 games played.
Matches between the two rivals are always tense basing on all previous engagements therefore St Mary’s stadium won’t be an ideal place for the faint hearted as its bound to be explosive again.
This will be the 32nd meeting between the two clubs in the League with Vipers commanding a lions share statistically having registered 13 Wins, 11 draws and 7 Losses, the Venoms have scored 40 goals conceding 32 out of the previous 31 meetings.
The Venoms come into this game with a poor run after going two games without tasting victory. They lost 1-0 at Arua Hills and drawing 1-1 with BUL FC at home.
SC Villa who sit 11th on the log with 16 points from 14 games, have had an average performance through the season.
They have only managed to collect four wins, drawing five and losing five games from the 14games played.
They come into this one with just a point from their last two games where they lost 1-0 to Bright stars and drawing 0-0 with UPDF FC.
Vipers will miss the services of Bobosi Byaruhanga and Ibrahim Orit who are nursing injuries sustained on national team duty.
Long term absentees of Lawrence Tezikya and Umaru Kyebatala are still side-lined as they are on their road to recovery.
SC Villa will be without Kenneth Ssemakula with health complications.