Fahad Bayo and Dan Sserukuma were on target as Vipers beat Kyetume 2-1 on Tuesday afternoon to extend their unbeaten run to 10 games.
In the fifth minute, in-form forward Fahad Bayo scored his first away goal of the season when he met and headed a cross from Bashir Asiku into the back of the net.
Ten minutes later, Fahad Bayo got fouled trying to dribble past a defender in the box, and the referee awarded Vipers a penalty.
Dan Sserunkuma stepped up and put the ball past Kyetume’s goalkeeper Joel Mutakubwa from the spot.
The Venoms would have been three-up in the thirtieth minute, but Allan Kayiwa’s effort from outside the box went inches wide of the left post. It ended 2-0 at the break.
The Slaughters came back a bit stronger in the second half and pulled one back through Robert Ssentongo in the fifty-fifth minute. His second goal of the season.
Kayizzi had a shot on goal in the seventieth minute, but Fabien Mutyombora denied him. The game ended 2-1.
The Venoms are now top of the table with 24 points, while Kyetume are seventh with 13 points.
Team Line ups:
Kyetume: Joel Mutakubwa (GK), Julius Ntambi, Steven Sande, Benon Tahomera , Samson Mutyaba, Julius Lule, Isaac Kirabira, Patrick Ochan, Vincent Kayizzi (C), Robert Ssentongo, and Sharif Saaka.
Subs: Salim Sowed (G.K), Noel Nasasira, Cephas Kambugu, Denis Lubowa, Deo Isejja, Jonathan Mugabi, and Steven Kagoda.
Vipers: Fabien Mutombora (G.K), Paul Willa, Aziz Kayondo, Bashir Asiku, Halid Lwaliwa, Siraje Ssentamu, Abdul Karim Watambala, Allan Kayiwa, Fahad Bayo, and Dan Sserunkuma.
Subs: Derrick Ochan (G.K), Geofrey Wasswa, Ibrahim Tembo, Brian Nkuubi, Ashraf Mugume, Brian Kalumba, and Abraham Ndugwa.
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