Van Gerwen has no revanchegevoelens against Van Barneveld
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Michael van Gerwen will be Sunday in the semi-final battle of the world cup of darts against Raymond van Barneveld in his own words do not suffer from revanchegevoelens. Last year he lost in the eighth finals of the Hagenaar.
“I would like to win, but that has nothing to do with the opponent Raymond van Barneveld. Here I want just the title suits. Who is on my path, just districts. As simple as that,” said Van Gerwen on Saturday against The guardian.
The province number one in the world allowed themselves a year ago in London’s Alexandra Palace will be surprised by Van Barneveld and lost after a thrilling battle 4-3. Van Gerwen expected Sunday again a “smashing” party.
“If Raymond just like yesterday against Phil Taylor throws, then he is not of me win. But he just goes against me to throw. He does that always. We have often won and lost. I know that I have my own thing to do.”
Van Gerwen thinks that it is in his advantage is that there in the semi-finals six sets must be won. “To the four or six sets is a big difference. That is normally in my favor. I must ensure that I, Raymond under pressure to go and the right things to do at the right moments.”
“I’d rather have heavy parties. All I have every day of the week such pots play. There I live for, I think that’s the nicest thing there is. Me it doesn’t matter. I feel myself fine. I do not look to another, I just need to do my own thing.”
Opgeluchte Van Barneveld full of confidence for the match against Van Gerwen
Van Gerwen took his place on Friday, the last four by less than 5-1 to deal with Daryl Gurney, while Van Barneveld the greatest difficulty was with Taylor (5-3). Van Gerwen has little to complain about.
“It just goes well and I have little mistakes. I have good my thing done and actually all at my convenience. As yet I have not really a lot of effort for to do. That is a good sign and bodes well for the next round,” says Van Gerwen.
“In addition, Raymond is a very heavy pot had against Taylor. It may have the same yield? Because yesterday’s game was in terms of level, not the best. But he won well.”
The semi-finals of the world cup of darts starting on new year’s day at 20.00 hours. The other half of the final battle between the Scottish defending champion Gary Anderson and his fellow countryman Peter Wright.
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