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Van Barneveld takes the point after a clever comeback, simple victory Van Gerwen

Raymond van Barneveld last Thursday, for the second week in a row, a point caught in the Premier League Darts. The Dutchman came up against Mensur Suljovic back from a 1-5 gap: 6-6. Michael van Gerwen won in Dublin are also third party.

Van Barneveld had a very weak start in Ireland and came to this with 3-0 and 5-1 behind. The 51-year-old Hagenaar recovered personable and came by won four legs in a row at the same height (5-5) with five years younger Suljovic.

The Austrian then took back the lead (6-5), but he missed it in the twelfth place an arrow for the victory. Van Barneveld was able to have a tie out of the fire drag.

‘Barney’, who is working on his last season, started the Premier League with a 7-4 defeat against James Wade. Last week, he picked up a point against Gerwyn Price (6-6).

Rob Cross congratulates Michael van Gerwen. (Photo: Michael Cooper/PDC)

Just not a whitewash for Van Gerwen

Van Gerwen had little trouble with Rob Cross: 7-2. The number one of the world got to 6-0 even the chance at a whitewash, but he missed two arrows on double 4.

Cross benefited, then picked up a leg and also got an arrow for 6-3, but on the eighth matchdart was the touch for the Dutchman.

The reigning world champion threw just fine with an average of almost 102 per three arrows, while Cross not his best level of his career. The 28-year-old Englishman, world champion of 2018, sat with his average of just above 93 points.

Van Gerwen, who is the Premier League the last three years and in 2013 won, was in the first round too strong for the Englishman, Michael Smith (7-5) and beat last week in Glasgow Suljovic (7-3).

Michael van Gerwen. (Photo: Michael Cooper/PDC)

Irishman Lennon can’t stunt against Wright

The Irishman Steve Lennon was Thursday in Dublin, the substitute for the injured Gary Anderson. The Shot is this Premier League every week by a other darter replaced. The 25-year-old Lennon was despite a 3-0-lead not stunt against Wright: 5-7.

Price and Wade shared the points in the 3Arena (6-6), despite a 5-2-ahead for Wade. The Northern Irishman Daryl Gurney recorded against Smith his second victory in the Premier League: 7-5.

Van Gerwen goes with six points from three matches in charge. Price, Gurney and Wright have four points. Van Barneveld is seventh with two points. Smith is the hekkensluiter with one point.

The fourth matchday of the Premier League is next week Thursday at the Westpoint Arena in the English Exeter.

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AvatarAuteurOfficialPDCMoment of plaatsen22:34 – 21 February 2019

Stand Premier League Darts

  • 1. Michael van Gerwen: 3-6 (21-10)
  • 2. Gerwyn Price: 3-4 (19-16)
  • 3. Daryl Gurney: 3-4 (18-15)
  • 4. Peter Wright: 3-4 (19-17)
  • 5. James Wade: 3-3 (17-17)
  • 6. Rob Cross: 3-3 (15-17)
  • 7. Raymond van Barneveld: 3-2 (16-19)
  • 8. Mensur Suljovic: 3-2 (15-19)
  • 9. Michael Smith: 3-1 (16-20)

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