Mark Allen defeats Luca Brecel to advance at Masters
Northern Ireland’s Mark Allen has defeated Belgian Luca Brecel 6-3 to qualify for the quarter-final at the Masters.
The pair shared the opening two frames before Brecel took the lead, but Allen hit back with a 135 break to level the score at 2-2.
The world number eight then won three of the next four frames to take control and a break of 120 sealed the victory.
Allen will play either Ronnie O’Sullivan or Marco Fu in the next round.