MVG v WRIGHT
Anderson said he is 'getting there' after back issues.
ANDERSON v PRICE
Simon Whitlock says he is feeling fantastic after cruising past world champ Cross.
CROSS v WHITLOCK
Michael Smith says he is fed up of being second best.
SMITH v GURNEY
AS IT STANDS
VAN BARNEVELD BEATS SULJOVIC 7-5
Barney seals the deal with his fifth match dart, and looks relieved!
VAN BARNEVELD 6-5 SULJOVIC
Barney misses three match darts and Suljovic breaks his throw!
VAN BARNEVELD 6-4 SULJOVIC
Suljovic extends the match with a hold of throw, but he still needs to break, which he hasn't done yet.
VAN BARNEVELD 6-3 SULJOVIC
Barney buries his dart in the D16 to guarantee himself a point.
VAN BARNEVELD 5-3 SULJOVIC
Suljovic finishes from 54, holding his throw, but looks resigned to defeat now.
Barney's brilliantly checkout.
VAN BARNEVELD 5-2 SULJOVIC
Barney finishes from 61 on D4 (he started on the bull). He's throwing beautifully today.
VAN BARNEVELD 4-2 SULJOVIC
Suljovic takes out 86 on the bull. Three legs in a row end on the bullseye.
VAN BARNEVELD 4-1 SULJOVIC
Suljovic misses D16 (his fifth double in the last two legs). Barney takes out 71 on the bull.
VAN BARNEVELD 3-1 SULJOVIC
167 finish on the bullseye by Barney! Suljovic let the leg slip with three misses on a double.
VAN BARNEVELD 2-1 SULJOVIC
A tense and nervy leg ends with Barney nailing D20 with the first of three darts.
VAN BARNEVELD 1-1 SULJOVIC
Barney quickly down to 16. Suljovic takes out 63 on D12.
VAN BARNEVELD 1-0 SULJOVIC
A 14-dart hold of throw by Barney to kick-start the match.
Right, here we go then. It's already been quite a night!
RAYMOND VAN BARNEVELD
Our final match of the evening.
ANDERSON BEATS PRICE 7-3
No back problems for Anderson, or so it seemed, tonight. His first win of the season.
PRICE 3-6 ANDERSON
Anderson finishes from 68, and guarantees his first point of the new season.
PRICE 3-5 ANDERSON
A Price 180 leaves him on 142...and Anderson replies by finishing from 20. Anderson is a step ahead.
PRICE 3-4 ANDERSON
Price holds his throw, finishing from 40, but you feel like he's clinging on. Price's home crowd feel it too.
PRICE 2-4 ANDERSON
Two missed doubles from 88 by Price gives Anderson three darts at D20. He needs just one.
PRICE 2-3 ANDERSON
Price misses D20 for a 100 finish and the crowd fall silent. Anderson pinches the leg from 38.
PRICE 2-2 ANDERSON
104 finish by Anderson is the biggest of the match so far. He's staying very cool in enemy territory.
PRICE 2-1 ANDERSON
A 56 finish from Price, who roars with intensity again! He's not been brilliant yet he's winning.
PRICE 1-1 ANDERSON
Anderson swiftly down to 42, and finishes with no fuss. He'll feel like he should be 2-0 up though.
PRICE 1-0 ANDERSON
A 68 checkout from Price has riled up this crowd! Great atmosphere.
Remember the two-time PL champ has a back injury...
The Welshman gets a great reception in his home country.
MVG 5-7 Snakebite.
A great effort by MVG but it wasn't enough...
WRIGHT BEATS VAN GERWEN 7-5
Snakebite wins the rematch of last year's final! That'll shake up this season!
VAN GERWEN 5-6 WRIGHT
Wright misses D16 for the match, and MVG forces another leg. Drama!
VAN GERWEN 4-6 WRIGHT
Wright takes out 96 to guarantee himself at least a draw.
Wright's brilliant checkout from earlier.
VAN GERWEN 4-5 WRIGHT
MVG takes out 170 on the bullseye! Remarkable arrows on display here.
VAN GERWEN 3-5 WRIGHT
Wright finishes from 40 with one dart at D20, with MVG waiting on 50.
VAN GERWEN 3-4 WRIGHT
MVG misses his eighth dart at a double, and Wright punishes him! The crowd are going bonkers as Snakebite resumes the lead.
VAN GERWEN 3-3 WRIGHT
MVG takes out 65 to break Wright's throw. Quite a brilliant effort, and we're level again.
VAN GERWEN 2-3 WRIGHT
MVG cleanly takes out 76 to hold his throw, but he's still chasing. Fascinating to watch.
VAN GERWEN 1-3 WRIGHT
Wright misses D16 for a 109 finish. MVG misses tops from 76. Wright needs three more efforts, but claims the leg.
VAN GERWEN 1-2 WRIGHT
MVG can't finish from 118. Misses by a mile actually. Wright breaks MVG's throw with a D20 finish.
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