Crystal clear? PP punter predicts Man City defeat at 125/1 with correct score bet

It was all a big joke in our Stupid Punt column but there's TWO punters laughing now as they're quids in after Palace beat Man City 3-2 ...

It all started off as a bit of a lark earlier today in our Stupid Punt column.

Crystal Palace to beat the champions 3-2 at the Etihad earlier this afternoon?

‘You’re off yer ‘ead, mate, they said.

But who’s laughing now?

And in an even stranger twist of fate – a second punter also had Palace to win by the same 3-2 scoreline and he had £15 on it with Paddy Power.

The second bet, at odds of 125/1, gave one lucky Londoner winnings of £1,875, plus the original stake back.

And while he was boosting his coffers with an unexpected Christmas bonus, Palace were putting a major dent in Man City’s title hopes after Liverpool’s 2-0 win over Wolves on Friday night.

The Reds now find themselves four points clear of their main title rivals on 48 points heading into the Festive fixture pile up.

But that won’t bother our man who we’re presuming is an Eagles’ fan.

Congratulations sir! A place at the top table in Paddy’s Punting Hall of Fame awaits.

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