Lee Westwood closes in on record points haul for Europe
Lee Westwood edged closer to becoming Europe's record points scorer in the Ryder Cup with a second foursomes win alongside Jamie Donaldson at Gleneagles.
Despite being beaten 4&3 by Jim Furyk and Hunter Mahan in the morning fourballs, the home pair were sent out again by captain Paul McGinley and responded with a hard-fought win over Zach Johnson and Matt Kuchar.
That gave Westwood his 23rd point in the biennial contest, just two short of the record held by Nick Faldo, who caused controversy on Friday by labelling Sergio Garcia's performance under his captaincy at Valhalla in 2008 as "useless."
It also restored Europe's two-point overnight advantage and there looked like being at least one more to come with Graeme McDowell and Victor Dubuisson four up on Jimmy Walker and Rickie Fowler with six holes remaining.
The other two matches were far closer, with Sergio Garcia and Rory McIlroy one up on Furyk and Mahan with five to play and Justin Rose and Martin Kaymer winning the 15th with a par to get back to all square with unbeaten rookies Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed.