WATCH: Michael Van Gerwen seals place in Darts World Championship Final against Michael Smith

WATCH: Michael Van Gerwen seals place in Darts World Championship Final against Michael Smith

WATCH: Michael Van Gerwen seals place in Darts World Championship Final against Michael Smith

This evening, Michael Van Gerwen will aim to win his third World Championship against first-time finalist Michael Smith.

MVG lost out to Rob Cross 12 months ago in one of the most memorable finals Alexandra Palace has seen, with the Dutchman now having his sights set on avenging that loss when he steps up to the oche tonight.

The 29-year-old has dominated the sport in recent years, but surprisingly has just two World Championship wins to his name and is yet to win the competition in back-to-back years.

On Sunday, he booked his place in this year’s final with an emphatic victory over Gary Anderson, winning 6-1 in what was a hugely one-sided affair at Ally Pally. Watch below as Van Gerwen booked his place in the final to set up a showdown with Smith.

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