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Former Blues manager Andre Villas-Boas believes that Chelseaâ€™s unexpected victory in the Champions League final last season was a smaller feat than an unbeaten league season. The Spurs manager attempted to unsettle his former club who are set to visit White Hart Lane in what has been highlighted as a mega grudge match on Saturday.
The Tottenham boss was highlighting his achievement in the Portuguese league where he led the charge as Porto captured the league title with an unbeaten run through the season, before he was brought to Stamford Bridge by Roman Abramovich. After a slew of bad results in the league, AVB was sacked in March and his assistant Roberto Di Matteo took up the challenge, leading the Blues to their maiden European title.
ESPN quoted AVB as saying, â€œWinning any league is extremely difficult but going through it unbeaten is also extremely difficult. The achievement that Arsenal did [in 2003-04] was remarkable and outstanding and probably won't be repeated in the modern game as it happened in Porto with me.â€ When asked which the tougher task to achieve was, the Spurs boss replied immediately, â€œRemaining unbeaten in the league.â€
Chelsea have dominated the start of the current Premier League campaign, winning 6 games and drawing 1 thus far to open up a 4 point lead at the top of the table. Tottenham will attempt to derail the Bluesâ€™ unbeaten league run when Di Matteoâ€™s men visit White Hart Lane this weekend.
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