Despite saying “never again” to those audacious accumulators, seeing someone pull one off always gives us hope and one Paddy Power customer has managed to win his daring accumulator.
Punter Bags £314,000 From 27-Fold Football Acca
Manchester United's dramatic win over Southampton, Chelsea's win against Fulham alongside Wolves' victory over Cardiff contributed to the North-London based punter seeing his 27-fold accumulator come in.
After sticking on ten pounds on the bold acca and predicting 26 results correctly, it certainly made for a nervous seven days as the punter had to wait a whole week for the final game to be played.
Juventus were hosting mid-table outfit Udinese and with the hosts unbeaten in Serie A all season, the punter would've been cursing his luck had they slipped up here. However, following their loss to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League, would the Old Lady feel the effects of this and slip-up?
The answer is a resounding no. Despite resting key players, Juventus emerged as 4-1 victors thanks to goals from Emre Can, Blaise Matuidi and a brace from Moise Kean meaning this punter had pulled off the improbable.
His 27-fold accumulator, dating back to February 28th, had come through and in turn, won over £242,000 but the profit doesn't stop there. Two multiple bets with fewer legs came in for £72,000 taking the final return up to £314,000. Not bad from £10…