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Van Gerwen Fights Back to Deny Price

Unibet Premier League Darts Night Ten

4/4/19: Michael van Gerwen in action against Gerwyn Price during the Unibet Premier League Darts at the SSE Arena, Belfast. Picture: Michael Cooper

MICHAEL VAN GERWEN produced a brilliant comeback to earn a draw against Gerwyn Price in Belfast on Thursday. 

The reigning Unibet Premier League champion trailed the Welshman – who is yet to beat van Gerwen in 16 attempts – 5-1 and 7-5 but again denied Price a win.

“I missed too many doubles and I shouldn’t put myself in that position – at one point I was on 1/11 but I always believe in myself,” said the Dutchman, who survived two match darts in the final leg.

“He played really good darts and this game had everything. I hoped I would get one chance and I’m glad he gave me it.”

Van Gerwen, who sits second in the league table, meets Michael Smith in Liverpool next week.