An incredible display from the world No. 1!
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The moment MVG was given his prize.
THE WINNING MOMENT
Watch as Michael Van Gerwen sealed his fourth Premier League title.
"He was just too good. My best wasn't good enough. I'll go one further next year."
FANTASTIC FOUR FOR MVG!Michael van Gerwen is crowned Premier League champion for the fourth time!Credit to Michael Smith for an incredible campaign...
"I wanted to break my own record but it was too much. He put me under pressure, but there was only one winner."
VAN GERWEN 11-4 SMITH
MICHAEL VAN GERWEN IS THE PREMIER LEAGUE CHAMPION!
MVG follows up a sublime 171 with a brilliant 112 finish to clinch the title.
112.37 average from the Dutchman. He saved the best of the tournament until last!
VAN GERWEN *10-4 SMITH
Smith kicks off the leg with his sixth maximum and punishes MVG's worst leg of the match to hit D5 and keep the match alive!
VAN GERWEN 10-3* SMITH
Van Gerwen's average has slipped to a mere 118....
He converts D10 to move to within a leg of the Premier League title!
VAN GERWEN *9-3 SMITH
Another fine finish from Smith.
He completes his second ton-plus checkout of the contest- taking out 104 on tops to get another leg on the board!
VAN GERWEN 9-2* SMITH
Absolutely relentless from Michael van Gerwen. He's been unplayable.
He follows up his seventh maximum with a 13-dart hold on D16 and he's two legs away from victory!
This brilliance by Smith wasn't enough.
VAN GERWEN *8-2 SMITH
Sublime from Smith.
The pair trade maximums to kick off the leg, with Van Gerwen leaving 85 after 9 darts to set up another potential 11-darter.
But he doesn't get a shot on this occasion, as Smith pegs a delightful 125 finish (25, T20, D20) to double his tally.Now to catch our breath with a short break! Phew!
VAN GERWEN 8-1* SMITH
Another 11-dart leg! MVG's third!
Absolutely mesmerising! Van Gerwen posts yet another maximum and pegs tops to continue the procession!
VAN GERWEN *7-1 SMITH
Michael Smith simply doesn't know what's hit him.
Van Gerwen posts a sublime 170 to leave tops after 12, and he closes out another 14-dart break on tops to make it 7-1!SENSATIONAL!
VAN GERWEN 6-1* SMITH
Absolutely unbelievable darts. Van Gerwen lands another maximum and completes a 11-dart hold!
He is averaging 122. He could be on course to break the world record!
VAN GERWEN *5-1 SMITH
This is brutal!
Van Gerwen wires the bull for a 170 but it makes no odds. Smith misses one dart at tops for a 72 outshot and MVG returns to complete a 14-dart break on D8!
VAN GERWEN 4-1* SMITH
Van Gerwen is throwing superbly here. He regains his three-leg buffer with a 13-dart hold on tops!
VAN GERWEN *3-1 SMITH
Excellent response from Smith. He posts his third maximum and pins D10 for a 14-darter to open his account!
VAN GERWEN 3-0* SMITH
This is ridiculous!
Van Gerwen posts an amazing 174 and leaves 53 after 9 darts. He cleans up tops for an 11-dart hold!
He's averaging 129! Outrageous!
VAN GERWEN *2-0 SMITH
Amazing darts from MVG. Smith kicks off the leg with five perfect darts but misses the bull for a 127 checkout.
MVG lands his second maximum and pins D16 for another 12-darter. Ominous start!
VAN GERWEN 1-0* SMITH
Incredible start from MVG. He opens up with a maximum and fires in a 171 before taking out 92 on D12 for a 12-dart hold!
Not too shabby!
THREE IN A ROW FOR MVG?
Michael van Gerwen is chasing his third straight Premier League title- his fourth in total!
Can Smith deny 'Mighty Mike'?
BULLY BOY RETURNS!Michael Smith makes his way to the stage for the biggest game of his career so far.
Can he clinch his first major title with victory over MVG?
Michael Smith after his semi-final.
Here's the world No 1 after his semi-final.
VAN GERWEN TO THROW FIRST IN THE FINAL!Michael van Gerwen has won the throw for the bull in the practice room and will throw first in the final!
Smith's biggest finish from his semi-final.
COMING UP SOONIt's Van Gerwen v Smith for the right to be crowned Premier League champion!
"I've made my first major final and that has been bugging me. I'd rather that was me and Gary in the final."
SMITH WINS 10-6
Who expected this? Bully Boy's brilliant season stretches into the final, where he will play MVG.
SMITH 9-6 ANDERSON
Smith is perfect when he throws at D11, and is now one leg away from a career-best win!
SMITH 8-6 ANDERSON
Anderson misses two at D20 but doesn't panic, and hits D10. He's hanging in there...
SMITH 8-5 ANDERSON
Anderson misses a D11 and Smith gratefully accepts the gift, opening another three-leg lead!
SMITH 7-5 ANDERSON
Four missed doubles by Smith, who allows Anderson to pinch the leg. Smith's reaction will be crucial...
SMITH 7-4 ANDERSON
120 Shanghai from Smith! There are no nerves from Bully Boy yet. Stunning so far.
SMITH *6-4 ANDERSON
Big moments! Smith registers his fifth 180 but misses four darts at D16 to break.
However Anderson can't capitalise, missing two darts at tops and tens to level, allowing Smith to open up a 6-4 cushion heading into the break!
SMITH 5-4* ANDERSON
Smith regains the lead! Anderson fired in his fourth maximum but couldn't take out 95, and 'Bully Boy' closes out a 14-dart hold on D15 to edge back in front!
SMITH *4-4 ANDERSON
Anderson levels! The Scot secures his third straight leg with a 15-dart hold on tops to restore parity at four apiece.
Great contest this!
SMITH 4-3* ANDERSON
Brilliant scoring leg from Anderson, with three successive 134's to leave 99 after 9 darts. He misses tops for an exhibition finish but returns to break back inside 13 darts.
SMITH *4-2 ANDERSON
Anderson completes a crucial 52 checkout on tops with his last dart in hand to hold. That was vital!
SMITH 4-1* ANDERSON
This is very impressive from Michael Smith.
He completes a two-dart 74 combination to extend his lead.
Can Anderson respond?
SMITH *3-1 ANDERSON
WOW! FOUR 180's in the leg; Superb!
However Anderson misses five darts at double and Smith pins D18 for another break of throw!
SMITH 2-1* ANDERSON
Anderson breaks back!Fine response from the Scot. He posts his first maximum and converts a 14-darter on tops to open his account!
SMITH *2-0 ANDERSON
Smith doubles his lead!
Anderson wires the bull for a 121 checkout and Smith follows up his second maximum with a 15-dart break on D10!
SMITH 1-0* ANDERSON
What a start! Smith kicks off proceedings with a maximum and draws first blood with a 100 checkout on D10.
That will settle him down!
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