Michael van Gerwen returned to the top of the Premier League Darts table with a 7-5 victory over Gary Anderson in Leeds, where a record 11,000-strong crowd welcomed the tournament to West Yorkshire for the first time.
van Gerwen hit back from being 5-4 behind to topple Anderson, moving ahead of Peter Wright – who he faces in Dublin next week – on legs difference.
Phil Taylor defeated Wes Newton in the evening’s other match.
Michael van Gerwen 7 – 5 Gary Anderson – Match Report
Simon Whitlock 6 – 6 Dave Chisnall – Match Report
Robert Thornton 6 – 6 Adrian Lewis – Match Report
By Chris Murphy
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