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Sunderland to beat Manchester City 3-0 and Liverpool to hammer Arsenal 7-0?! Here’s this week’s Premier League Stupid Punt

The Premier League season is back - and a few Paddy Power punters are hoping to start in remarkable fashion

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Several punters are getting very giddy ahead of the new season - and attempting to empty Paddy's pockets in style

Sit back and soak up some of the craziest bets of the weekend

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to score first and Manchester United to beat Bournemouth 8-0 at 1,250/1
One punter from Bolton has 50p on

  • Manchester United have never won a Premier League game 8-0. They beat Barnsley 7-0 at Old Trafford in 1997 with Andy Cole bagging a hat-trick and they also beat Ipswich 9-0 at the Theatre of Dreams when Cole chipped in with five.
  • United have also never beaten Bournemouth 8-0, their biggest win against the Cherries in an FA Cup tie in 1949. That match finished 6-0 with Jack Rowley and Ronnie Burke both knocking in braces for the Red Devils
  • In his last four years with PSG, Zlatan Ibrahimovic bagged 113 league goals at a staggering average of a goal every 91 minutes

Sadio Mane to score first and Liverpool to beat Arsenal 7-0 at 1,750/1
One punter on Merseyside has £1 on

  • Liverpool have never beaten Arsenal 7-0 before, despite facing them 220 times in all competitions. Their biggest win against the Gunners was a 5-0 thrashing which occurred in October 1893 and again in April 1964
  • No team has ever beaten Arsenal 7-0 in the league, although Chelsea came very close in March 2014 when they hammered the Gunners 6-0 at Stamford Bridge, with Oscar bagging a brace
  • Sadio Mane has a thing for London clubs. He’s scored in 16 Premier League games in the last two seasons – and eight of them have been against opposition based in the capital

Jermain Defoe to score first and Sunderland to beat Manchester City 3-0 at 2,500/1
One punter in London has £2 on

  • Sunderland have faced Manchester City 143 times in all competitions, and the Black Cats have won 3-0 five times. At home they won 3-0 in 1900, 1948, and 1951, while away they won in 1902 and 1964
  • It has been almost six years since Manchester City lost 3-0 at home. Goals from Samir Nasri, Alex Song and Nicklas Bendtner scored in a 3-0 win for Arsenal in October 2010
  • Defoe scored 11 away goals for Sunderland last year – finding the net on average every 109 minutes, and bagging a conversion rate of a whopping 27.5 per cent

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