Clean sheets & mid-table obscurity
...however a week later, and Zola had even greater reason to smile. A win - AN AWAY WIN - 1-0 at Sunderland has lifted spirits at the Boelyn. Berahmi scored the only goal and still found time to hit the bar from 3 yards out.
Meanwhile, the most improved player of the season, Carlton Cole, has signed a new deal closely followed by Freddie Sears.