It may have been a turgid Manchester derby, punctuated by another piece of sheer stupidity by Marouane Fellaini, but Lap of the Odds subscribers were left celebrating.
This was because midfielder Kevin de Bruyne was named man of the match, after offering glimpses of quality in an otherwise dour contest.
Earlier Thursday, this blog had suggested that subscribers bet on the Belgian star to be handed this accolade, with Paddy Power offering 7/1 on this event happening. (Premier League: Classy Kevin to Star)
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