Premier League Darts: Rotterdam

Darts

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RVB on 130, MVG on on 128. RVB doesn't get a shot at bull, MVG leaves himself 8, but to no avail, as RVB pins D9 to hold. 3-1 Barney.

van Gerwen leaves himself 16, which he pins, first dart in hand, to reduce the deficit to 1. Barney 3-2.

180 and 140 for RVB leave him on 124. MVG's first maximum of the match leaves him on 81. Barney misses bull for the checkout. van Gerwen misses D13 for the checkout. Barney pins D4 to check out 25 after missing the big number! Remarkable scenes here in Rotterdam! 4-2 Barney.

MVG is on 145. RVB has a bounceout and isn't on a finish. T19 T16 D20. Easy. 4-3 Barney.

RVB not giving MVG the chance whilst he has the throw! Leaves himself 71 (to MVG's 170) on throw. Misses tops, but MVG can't hit the first T20, instead scoring 135. D10 with his second dart extends his lead - Barney 5-3. One more leg for a point. Two more for both!

94 (MVG) plays 81 (RVB). MVG misses. RVB DOESN'T!!!! BULLSEYE FINISH SEES HIM BREAK, TAKING THE LEAD 6-3. MAGNIFICENT SCENES!

Maximum for MVG, followed by a maximum for RVB. RVB 141 away from the match. MVG on 76.

Barney doesn't take the 141, leaving 36. MVG hits 20 20 D18 to take 76 in spectacular fashion. It's not over yet!!!! 6-4 Barney.

MVG will be down to a finish first in the 11th leg, as he's down to 114. RVB back on 152.

RVB can't hit T20 to take his 152, MVG hits tops, so we're going all the way. 6-5 Barney, who has the darts.