Monaghan Man’s Ambitious Europa Accumulator Bags €8,505
A Monaghan footie fan pulled off an incredible coup on Thursday after their ambitious Europa League accumulator defied the odds returning an incredible €8,505.
The customer placed a €30 stake on Celtic to win (v Rb Leipzip) and both teams to score at 4/1, Salzburg to win (v Rosenburg) and both teams to score with and a draw result and both teams to score in Real Betis v AC Milan (16/5) and Bordeaux v Zenit St Petersburg’s (7/2).
All four Europa League fixtures kicked off at 8pm on Thursday seeing the Monaghan native sweat through a tough 90 minutes.
Salzburg’s win over Rosenburg was the easiest result of the four selections with Salzburg going 3-0 up before half time. Goals from Rosenburg ticked off both teams to score with an OG and Minamino’s hatrick securing a 5-2 win.
The both teams to score and draw result selections didn’t give too much anxiety with AC Milan equalising in the 62nd minute against Real Betis and Zenit finding the back of the net in the 72nd minute to level things up against Bordeaux.
It was Celtic who caused the most tension after RB Leipzig equalised in the 78th minute leaving the accumulator hanging in the balance. However, Odsonne Edouard’s 79th minute strike saved the Monaghan punter’s day, seeing Celtic win 2-1.
The odds of just under 283/1 saw them walk away with a staggering €8,505.
Accumulators are a tough game so their windfall was by no means an easy feat!