The Kenyan Premier League returns on Saturday with four games set to take place across different pitches in the country.
After missing last week’s action after Mathare failed to turn up, Bandari will be hosting Bidco United at Mbaraki with FC Talanta hoping that lighting strike twice against Tusker FC in their match set for Ruaraka.
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Here we look at the stats that matter.
Bandari FC v Bidco United (Mbaraki, 3pm)
- Bandari and Bidco have met six times in their history. Bandari won two, Bidco one with the other three ending in draws. The Bidco win came on 8th April 2012 in Division One when Oscar Jumbe scored the all-important goal.
FC Talanta v Tusker FC (Ruaraka, 3pm)
- Tusker FC would be leading the league if only home matches counted but they will have to be wary of a Talanta side whose away record is only bettered by Kakamega Homeboyz.
- having collected 18 points from their travels.
Tusker FC and FC Talanta are the most in-form teams in the top flight having not lost a game in their last six games. (3Wins and 3 Draws)
Ulinzi Stars v Mathare United (Green Stadium Kericho, 3pm)
- Having missed their last game against Bandari United due to financial constraints, Mathare United arrive in the game rooted at the foot of the log having collected just 13 points from 27 games; their worst outing at this stage since their promotion to the top flight in 1998.
- Ulinzi Stars has not lost a home game to Mathare United since 2018 (17/4) when goals from George Owino and Eric Johana did the damage.
- Vihiga Bullets v Posta Rangers (Bukhungu, 3pm)
Posta Rangers’ 4-0 win over Bullets in the reverse fixture early in the season was their highest margin win in a top-flight match since beating Mount Kenya United 6-2 on April, 14th 2019.
- Vihiga United would be placed 10th if the last matches counted. they have collected 11 points from the available 24 with Rangers picking 10 points in the same period.
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