And then five straight birdies from the 14th from Poulter, including a clutch 12-footer at the last saw the Englishman and world No. 1 McIlroy, playing for the first time without McDowell, overhaul the previously unbeaten Dufner and Zach Johnson for a win that left Europe with a glimmer of a hope.
“It was huge — those last two matches were massive. That keeps us in just with a chance. It’s been done before in the past. And tomorrow is going to be a big day,” Olazabal said.