Andre Villas-Boas (pic) has “lit up” Zenit Saint Petersburg since his appointment as manager of the Russian title chasers, the club's Brazilian striker Hulk claims. Hulk's hat-trick in Saturday's 4-1 win over FC Krasnodar left Zenit leading the league by one point from Lokomotiv Moscow. Since Villas-Boas, sacked by Tottenham in December, was...
Zenit Retakes First Place
A hat-trick from Brazilian forward Hulk and another goal from Venezuelan striker Jose Salomon Rondon guided Zenit St. Petersburg to a 4-1 victory over Krasnodar on Apr. 12. The win, their fourth in a row, gives Zenit a one-point lead at the top of the Russian Premier League with five games left to play.
Villas-Boas gets Hulk approval
Hulk's hat-trick in Saturday's 4-1 win over FC Krasnodar left Zenit leading the league by one point from Lokomotiv Moscow. Since Villas-Boas, sacked by Tottenham in December, was appointed last month Zenit have gone on a four-match winning spree.
Watch: Zenit's Hulk smashes golazo by Dortmund
Zenit St. Petersburg can focus on the future of the Andre Villas-Boas era, now that its Champions League run is over, but Hulk -- who will be reunited with Villas-Boas after their time together in Porto -- made sure that the Russian side went out with a highlight.
Zenit back on top
André Villas-Boas sees his Zenit St. Petersburg back on top of the Russian Premier League after beating Krasnodar 4-1, while main rivals Lokomotiv could do no better than a home goalless draw against Anzhi Makhachkala. The English Premiership looks set to ...
AVB the key to Zenit's title push says Hulk
Saint Petersburg (AFP) - Andre Villas-Boas has 'lit up' Zenit Saint Petersburg since his appointment as manager of the Russian title chasers, the club's Brazilian striker Hulk claims. Hulk's hat-trick in Saturday's 4-1 win over FC Krasnodar left Zenit ...
UEFA charges Zenit for fans burning German banner
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Zenit St. Petersburg faces further UEFA action after fans burned a German banner at a Champions League match against Borussia Dortmund.
Zenit FC hoping for a European miracle in Dortmund
Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) - Borussia Dortmund host Zenit St Petersburg in the second leg of their Champions League last 16 tie on Wednesday with the Russians admitting they need a minor miracle to progress. Last season's runners-up Dortmund enjoyed a 4-2 win in the first leg in St Petersburg three weeks ago and Zenit have since sacked Italian coach Luciano Spalletti. Former Paris Saint-Germain ...
Former Tottenham Boss Andre Villas-Boas Has Transformed Zenit Reveals Hulk
Zenit beat FK Krasnodar 4-1 at the weekend to move top of the Russian Premier League table, ahead of Lokomotiv Moscow. And Hulk, who worked under Villas-Boas at FC Porto, has reported on how the Portuguese has shaken things up at the Gazprom-backed club.
Zenit, Lokomotiv continue tight Russian title battle
Former champions Zenit St Petersburg and Lokomotiv Moscow will continue their tight race for the Russian title by taking on FC Krasnodar and Anzhi Makhachkala respectively at the weekend. Zenit, who have recorded three wins in as many matches under new manager Andre Villas-Boas, will have to pass a serious test of their title claims against Krasnodar, who are currently sixth but are aiming for ...
Three possible candidates for AC Milan if they sack Seedorf
The other two candidates are ex-Zenit coach Luciano Spalletti and current Parma boss Roberto Donadoni. Tuttosport reports Spalletti would be an expensive option and with Milan are not keen on spending excess funds on coaching wages since the Dutchman ...
Zenit win again to go top in Russia
Zenit St Petersburg take the lead of Russian Premier League with a 4-1 win over FC Krasnodar, the four win in a row under new boss Andre Villas-Boas.
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