Europe two down, but fighting back

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The scoreboard showed the US 6-4 ahead overnight, but Europe were the ones with the momentum when play ended.

The Ryder Cup scoreboard showed America 6-4 ahead overnight, but Europe were the ones with the clear momentum when play ended in this rain-delayed battle at Celtic Manor on Saturday night
Incredibly, Colin Montgomerie’s side lead in all six games of the third session – two foursomes and four fourballs because of the need to make up time lost due to Friday’s rain.
It was still the early stages in some of them, but the first point of the fightback will surely come in the morning from Lee Westwood and Luke Donald.
Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker may have won their opening two games, making it six out of six when you add in last year’s Presidents Cup, but they trailed by four after going to the turn in a sorry 40.
Having won the long ninth with a birdie, the American stars will cling to the hope that they can still get something out of it.
But if the home pair win, it would be Donald’s sixth win out of six in Ryder Cup foursomes and, almost unbelievably, Westwood’s sixth in seven games against Woods at the event.

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