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Darts World Cup: Welsh Price crowns himself world champion for the first time despite nervous fluttering - twelfth match dart sits


Gerwyn Price secured the title at the Darts World Cup for the first time. His opponent Gary Anderson could only benefit briefly from the Welshman's nervous flutter.

Gerwyn Price secured the title at the Darts World Cup for the first time.

His opponent Gary Anderson could only benefit briefly from the Welshman's nervous flutter.

  • On Sunday evening,

    the new champion was determined

    at the

    Darts World Cup 2021


  • In the



    Gerwyn Price

    prevailed against

    Gary Anderson


  • For the


    it is the first

    world championship title of

    his career.

Gerwyn Price


darts world champion

for the first time in his career




a strong game


Gary Anderson

in the





The Welshman showed a lot of light, but also shadow.

When the score was 5: 1 in sets,

nerves fluttered

and let


sniff something again.

But because the Scot could not deliver his best game, it was ultimately enough to an undisputed 7: 3 victory.

Darts World Cup: Gerwyn Price deserves the title of world champion


, who was a former rugby professional, played a strong three-dart average of 100 points.

His checkout rate was almost 47 percent despite a temporary dry spell.

That's fabulous in a game over such a long distance.

In addition, the 35-year-old threw the highest value of 180 points 13 times.


collects 500,000 pounds of prize money and displaces permanent guest

Michael van Gerwen

from the top of the world rankings.

Anderson - Price 3: 7, 2: 3:

What a last leg.


awards match darts again.

But because

Anderson is

desperate at double 20 and can't check out double 10 either, the Welshman gets another chance.

And then he uses it.

With his twelfth match dart on the double 5, the "Iceman" is crowned

world champion

for the first time


๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐—š๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ช๐—ฌ๐—ก ๐—ฃ๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—–๐—˜ ๐—œ๐—ฆ ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—ช๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—Ÿ๐—— ๐—–๐—›๐—”๐— ๐—ฃ๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก!


Gerwyn Price fulfills his destiny, reaching the pinnacle of world darts as he is crowned world number one and World Champion.

Congratulations, Gerwyn ๐Ÿ‘

- PDC Darts (@OfficialPDC) January 3, 2021

Anderson - Price 3: 6, 2: 2:



has problems with the doubles again and


immediately senses

his chance.

The Welshman makes it exciting again.

Anderson - Price 3: 6, 2: 0: Price

no longer hits doubles.

That gives



Is he actually coming back again?

Anderson - Price 3: 6, 1: 0:

Has it now





Leg one goes clearly to the bulkhead.

Darts World Cup final: Price awards nine match darts - Anderson shortened

Anderson - Price 3: 6, 3: 2:

Oh dear.




nervous now?

He messes up nine match darts and


can shorten it again.

Anderson - Price 2: 6, 1: 2:



awards two match darts and



Anderson - Price 2: 6, 0: 2:

That's bitter:


can't make up 5 points,


pulls away with his 21st dart to 2-0 in legs.


Gary Anderson's rearing up in the final of the Darts World Cup came too late.

ยฉ imago images / Shane Healey

Anderson - Price 2: 6, 0: 1: Price

now wants victory.


has bad luck with a bouncer, Price breaks.

Anderson - Price 2: 6, 2: 3:

When it comes down to it, he's freezing again, the "Iceman".

At first,


fails to check 96.

But because

Anderson is

not in the finish area, he gets another chance.

Ultimately, he uses this and expands his leadership.

Anderson - Price 2: 5, 2: 2:

In the fourth leg,

Anderson is

lucky that


missed the big 16.

He brings the leg equalization on the double 1.

Anderson - Price 2: 5, 1: 2:

It seems like

Anderson is

approaching his level with small steps.

But that's not enough for doubles.


says thank you.

Anderson - Price 2: 5, 0: 1: Anderson

struggles against the defeat, throws a 180. But


brings his throw-off leg through and takes the lead.

Darts World Cup final: Anderson's sign of life - Schotte takes advantage of Price's double weakness

Anderson - Price 2: 5, 3: 2:

Is there still something going on for the double world champion?


needs 17 darts, but gets the seventh set and shortens it to 2: 5.

Anderson - Price 1: 5, 2: 2: Anderson

uses a short period of weakness from


to double and equalizes in legs.

Anderson - Price 1: 5, 1: 2:

The first time double trouble in the game in which


double rate



Anderson took

a pity and cut short.

Anderson - Price 1: 5, 0: 2: Price

remains merciless.

The Welshman is playing himself into a frenzy.

He hits what he wants, similar to Chisnall against van Gerwen in the quarter-finals.

This is actually ๐™๐™„๐˜ฟ๐™„๐˜พ๐™๐™‡๐™Š๐™๐™Ž from Gerwyn Price!

He is 13/13 on tops now as he moves 2-0 up in the sixth set, leading 5-1 overall.

- PDC Darts (@OfficialPDC) January 3, 2021

Anderson - Price 1: 5, 0: 3:

That went way too fast.

In the sixth set,

Price Anderson


In the third leg, the "Iceman" just barely missed the nine-darter.

Anderson can't counter.

Darts World Cup final: Price rolls over Anderson - 4: 1 in sets

Anderson - Price 1: 4, 1: 3: Anderson

shortened, but


finished the fifth set with a hit on double-20.


has phenomenal double odds.

Anderson - Price 1: 3, 0: 2: Price

goes on happily.

The Scot just has nothing to oppose.

Anderson - Price 1: 3, 1: 3: Anderson

has problems.


takes advantage of this mercilessly.

The next two legs go to the Welshman.

Means: 3: 1 in sentences.

Anderson - Price 1: 2, 1: 1: Price

is in full swing.

In the third set he plays the best average of the tournament.

In the fourth set he gets his throw-off leg,



Anderson - Price 1: 2, 1: 3:



checks 170. It's the highest possible finish.


wins the next leg

to make it 2-1 in sets.

Anderson - Price 1: 1, 0: 2:

The "Iceman" accelerates.

Leg two goes to him too.

With the three-dart average, he has now cracked the 100 mark.

Anderson - Price 1: 1, 0: 1: Price

has a run on the double-20 and breaks





In the semifinals he was still at war with the field.

Darts World Cup final: Gary Anderson counters set loss immediately

Anderson - Price 1: 1, 3: 1: Price

awards two


on the double eight.


punished this immediately and equalized in sentences.

This time the Scot took off his throw-off sentence.

๐—š๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ฌ ๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—ฆ ๐—œ๐—ง!

Well and truly game on here at Alexandra Palace as Gary Anderson wins three legs on the spin to clinch the second set!

- PDC Darts (@OfficialPDC) January 3, 2021

Anderson - Price 0: 1, 2: 1:

"The Flying Scotsman" immediately followed up with a break.

Strong phase straight from


Anderson - Price 0: 1, 1: 1:

Very strong!


checks 128 points and equalizes.

It's the first high finish in the lot.

Anderson - Price 0: 1, 0: 1: Price

starts confidently in the second set.

With a hit on the double-20, he leads 1-0 in legs.

Darts World Cup final: Gerwyn Price buttons Gary Anderson throwing sentence

Anderson - Price 2: 3:



gets the first set.


let the "Iceman" come back into play unnecessarily.

With another break,



the sentence clear.

Anderson - Price 2: 2: Price

comes into play better and better.

Leg four goes to the Welshman.

The decider is needed.

Anderson - Price 2-1: Anderson

misses four chances to win the set.


is there and does the re-break.

Anderson - Price 2: 0:

First upset of the game:


uses his first break opportunity to make it 2-0 in legs.

Anderson - Price 1-0:

The Scot brings his leg through.

The second litter sits on a double.

Anderson - Price 0-0: Anderson


So the Scot won the bullet in advance.

Anderson - Price 0-0:

It starts.




on stage, then




Now the players throw themselves in.

Anderson - Price 0-0:

I delayed the start a little.

We are eagerly waiting for the opponents.

Update from January 3, 8:40 p.m.: Anderson

cleared Michael van Gerwen conqueror Dave Chisnall in the semifinals,


defeated Stephen Bunting.

The Welshman shone against the Englishman with many high finishes.

Both played a similar tournament average of 97,


had a slightly better checkout rate so far.

We can look forward to a hopefully exciting game.

Update from January 3, 8:20 p.m .:

Welcome, dear darts friends.


World Cup final

is imminent.



has terminated the start-up for 8.40 p.m.

There is still some time to look at the process.

The game is played according to the best-of-13-sets mode.

The winner is whoever wins seven sets first.

To get a set you have to win three legs.

In contrast to previous

world championships

, you don't have to win the all-important set by two legs.

At 2: 2 it would be an absolute thriller.

The decider would decide whether to win or lose.

Update from January 3, 7.43 p.m.:


Darts World Cup final

is not only about fame and honor, but also about a lot of money.

The winner will receive 500,000 British pounds, which corresponds to around 563,000 euros.

The runner-up will get ยฃ 200,000.

Expect fireworks ... 1930 GMT

- PDC Darts (@OfficialPDC) January 3, 2021


Gary Anderson


Gerwyn Price


just be bulling out in the practice room.

The player who throws closer to the bullseye starts the game.

He would start in the all-important leg too, which is a huge advantage.

Darts World Cup final: Gary Anderson leads in direct duels, Gerwyn Price in the bookmakers

Update from January 3, 6.47 p.m.:

Less than two hours and the

darts highlight of

the season goes into the ultimate decision.

Gary Anderson


Gerwyn Price


The two have met 15 times so far.

The Scot has won eight times, and the "Iceman" has won seven.

๐—›๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—›๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ

Price has been the form player of 2020 and edges the tournament stats here, but Gary has got all the experience of this stage

This should be good ๐Ÿ”ฅ

- PDC Darts (@OfficialPDC) January 3, 2021

For today's game, the bookmakers see

Price as

slightly favored.

First report from January 3, 2021, 6.15 p.m.:

London - At the

Darts World Cup 2021


will be

the ultimate showdown in the evening after almost three weeks.

From 8.30 p.m.

Gerwyn Price


Gary Anderson will


in the

final of

the most important


tournament in the world


The number three in the world is playing against the number 13. We follow the final here in the

live ticker


For the former rugby professional


it is the first ever

World Cup final


Last year the Welshman lost in the semifinals to eventual world champion Peter Wright.

His opponent


, however, is an old hand.

The Scot has already won the coveted Sid Waddell Trophy twice, in 2015 and 2016. In addition, "The Flying Scotsman" made it to the

finals of


Darts World Cup in

2011 and 2017


The final in London's โ€œAlly Pallyโ€ also has to take place without fans *.

Spectators were only allowed on day one.

Darts World Cup final: game between Gerwyn Price and Gary Anderson brings back memories




is not just any duel.

One game between the two went down as the ugliest in

darts history


The 2018 Grand Slam of Darts final was full of provocations, unfair gestures and skirmishes.

When the muscleman



demonstratively in front of


, the Scot let himself be carried away to a push.

๐Ÿ—ฃ "๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฐ๐—ต ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ธ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜!"

Hear from Gary Anderson after he sealed his spot in tomorrow night's World Darts Championship final after a 6-3 win over Dave Chisnall ...

- PDC Darts (@OfficialPDC) January 2, 2021

"The Flying Scotsman" finally gave up the game after a comfortable lead.

But that's not all.

After the match,

Anderson Price


to shake hands, and in the interview the Welshman mocked his defeated opponent.

At the Darts World Cup 2021 *,


has the opportunity to take revenge.

Darts World Cup: Gerwan Price for the first time number one in the world when he wins the final against Gary Anderson


Price wins



, he will move to number one in the world for the first time in his career and would also displace Michael van Gerwen *.

The Dutchman, who received a 0: 5 rub-off against Dave Chisnall in the quarter-finals, has been at the top of the PDC Order of Merit since January 2014.

With the final duel for the


crown, an eventful

World Cup

comes to an


What kind of dramas haven't there been.

Gabriel Clemens was eliminated in the round of 16 after a nerve crime thriller against Krzystof Ratajski *.

James Wade had to

pack his bags

despite the only nine-darters at this

World Cup

against Stephen Bunting and Danny Baggish cried like a castle dog after his success against Adrian Lewis * in the second round because of a family drama.

(mt) * is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.

Source: merkur

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