Peter Wright: I’m through but I’ll be going all out to win on Sunday

Peter Wright turned on the style in his second game at the Champions League to qualifier with a match to spare. He won't let up though

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Peter Wright picked up his game in the evening session and set a blistering pace that Gerwyn Price just could not match. The flamboyant Scotsman made up for shaky performance against Daryl Gurney in the first round of matches with a heavy-scoring takedown of the man some love to hate in a fantastic contest.

Both were neck and neck in the opening stages – the Welshmen took out a 109 checkout only for Peter Wright to follow up in the next leg with a rocking 161 finish!

And Snakebite opened a two-leg lead with a 13-darter in the sixth.

Hit the bullseye with PaddyPower.com at the Champions League of Darts

But Price didn’t take that lying down, with a 130 finish to peg Wright back. But his scrapping wasn’t enough as Peter finished with an average of 112.31 for his first nine darts and hit another big checkout – 125 – in the second session to make it two wins from two and guarantee a spot in the semi-finals on a 10-8 scoreline

“It couldn’t get much worse after the first game,” he said, referring to his stumbling opener, before telling us that he won’t be resting on his laurels in the final match against Rob Cross on Sunday despite his comfortable position now.

PADDY POWER CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OF DARTS 2019
MORNINGSIDE ARENA,
LEICESTER
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GROUP MATCH 2
PETER WRIGHT N GERWYN PRICE
PETER WRIGHT IN ACTION

“I’ll pretend tomorrow’s game is a knockout and I want to keep winning. I could be playing the World Champion in a semi-final. What greater practice is there than winning against Rob?”

His huge scores and devastating finishes make him look a threat to favourite Michael van Gerwen and the rest of the field in the knockout stages.

Hit the bullseye with PaddyPower.com at the Champions League of Darts