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US primed for victory as Ryder Cup draws to close

MIssion IMpossible?After a powerful display by the US team on Saturday, the Europeans will need to win eight out of their closing 12 singles to retain the title


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.

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