Robert Thornton has given himself a fantastic opportunity to avoid elimination after he upset the odds on night eight of the Premier League, says Wayne Mardle. Bo Scarbrough Jersey . The Scot looked set for an early exit from the competition before his two matches, but firstly defeated Michael Smith and then battled to a draw with Michael van Gerwen, in a surprise ending to the schedule at Liverpools Echo Arena. MVG held by Thornton Michael van Gerwen held to a draw by Robert Thornton That closing result meant that Thornton moved out of the bottom two, with Dave Chisnall joining Smith in the elimination places and both strugglers are facing tough matches in next weeks Judgement Night. Sky Sports expert Mardle believes Thornton has breathed fresh life into his campaign and might not even need a result against Lewis in seven days time.Well we said tonight was all about Robert Thornton and it turned out just that way, said Mardle. He has now given himself a fantastic opportunity to not be eliminated. Going into tonight, he has one solitary point. A win and a draw later and the world is a better place. Wayne Mardle on Robert Thornton Both Michael Smith and Dave Chisnall have to win. The thing is, taking a point off Michael van Gerwen. Hes one-to-nine Michael van Gerwen and 12-1 was Robert - and he did a job.Michael Smith has to beat Phil Taylor or Dave Chisnall has to beat Peter Wright and Robert Thornton to lose to be eliminated. If they both lose, Michael Smith and Chisnall, hes through, Robert Thornton will not be eliminated.Going into tonight, he has one solitary point. A win and a draw later and the world is a better place. Michael van Gerwen was held to another draw Van Gerwen let a point slip away again following his frustrating draw with Taylor in night seven.With the battle for the top four hotting up, Mardle believes Van Gerwen could regret these two results.Michael van Gerwen fluffed his lines really for two weeks running now, said Mardle. Hes thrown away some points and maybe made to pay. Also See: Fixtures/Results On Sky TV Prem Table Darts betting Get Sky Sports Cowboys Youth Jerseys . -- Jaye Marie Green shot a 4-under 68 on Thursday to increase her lead to five strokes after the second round of the LPGA Tours qualifying tournament. Mike White Jersey . Isner, ranked No. 14, won his eighth career singles title and took the title in New Zealand for the second time after his victory in 2010. The match was similar to Isners quarterfinal victory over fifth-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber which went to three sets, all tiebreaks and contained no breaks of serve. http://www.authenticcowboysshopnfl.com/ . -- Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson asked his players a simple question during Fridays morning shootaround: How many of them had ever been on a team 14 games over . Tuesday marks the midpoint of the season between the opening Thursday night kickoff and playoff selection. Highlighted by top-10 matchups, unbelievable comebacks and superb individual performances, it has been a wild first two months of the season.What have we learned?With the help of some advanced analytical tools we are going to hand out some first-half superlatives. Cowboys Official Jerseys. From surprises to disappointments to teams with a flair for the dramatic, here is everything you need to know from the first half of the season. Cheap NFL Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys 2018 Cheap Jerseys 2019 Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping Wholesale Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys 2020 Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping ' ' '