Record streak over for ex-Spurs boss Villas-Boas after draw in title clash


Zenit St Petersburg drew 1-1 against Lokomotiv Moscow in the Russian Premier League title clash this afternoon.

Tottenham sacked Andre Villas-Boas in December after a run of poor form and after he appeared to lose the fans at White Hart Lane.

But he has certainly done well since - breaking records in the process.

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 been memorable so far.

AVB watched his side win last weekend - 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.

However that run is now over.

Today Zenit took on Lokomotiv Moscow in a potential title decider - as just one point separates the pair at the top of the Russian Premier League table.

And things started well enough for AVB’s new stooges - as they took a 1-0 lead in Moscow with a goal from Salamon Rondon.

But the record streak came to an end with a rare goal from Sergey Tkachev - and now they must win against Dinamo Moscow and Kuban Krasnodar in their final two games of the season to win the title.

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