Villas-Boas breaks Russian record with another win for Zenit

AVB Alone

Former Tottenham Hotspur boss Andre Villas-Boas has done wonders since taking over at Zenit St Petersburg.

Was sacking Andre Villas-Boas the right move from Tottenham Hotspur? It seemed so at the time. The club let him go in December last year after losing 5-0 to Liverpool - but the reality was that the Portuguese manager had lost the fans.

So letting him go was perhaps the best option - however he is now proving his worth once again away from the poisoned chalice that was the Premier League.

The former Porto boss took charge of Zenit St Petersburg of Russia in March after Italian coach Luciano Spaletti was given the boot.

And his time in Russia has gone from comfortable, to impressive, to sensational in just six games.

AVB watched his side win again yesterday - defeating Volga and staying top of the league in the process.

But the 2-0 victory was also his sixth win in his sixth game in charge of the club.

Zenit have now beaten Krylya Sovetov, Amkar Perm, Rubin Kazan, Krasnodar, Anzhi Makhachkala and now Volga leaving AVB with an outstanding 100% record since taking over.

His record of six in six is also a record - nobody has ever started a managerial career in Russia with such a streak.

Tottenham won yesterday - but the season has been a disappointment in the long run.

But you just wonder what would have transpired had Spurs given AVB the time to fulfil his vision.

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