world number one Michael van Gerwen in the Darts world Championships in London the second round. Before “Mighty Mike” was able to defeat the Englishman Alan Tabern, it came in the Alexandra Palace, but an incident. During the invasion on the stage, a Fan threw the Dutchman a beer over the head. Van Gerwen was shocked and left the hall to change.

Then the two-time world champion returned, against the 52-year-old Tabern but a set. Van Gerwens next opponent of the German Max Hopp. The “Maximizer” had defeated the Dutchman Danny Noppert scores of 3:0. Hopp stands for the third Time at a world Cup in the round of the best 32 professionals. His duel against Van Gerwen takes place in a week’s time, on 22. December, instead.

Before Hopp was excreted in the afternoon, with Robert Marijanovic another German. Marijanovic has already led two to zero rates and 2:1 Legs against Robert North. Then the Englishman turned the Match. In addition to Hopp are only Gabriel Clemens as a German Starter in the competition now. The Saar countries meets in his world Cup debut on Sunday in the British Aden Kirk (13.30 clock, live Ticker SPIEGEL ONLINE).


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