Asia Maintains Surprising One-Point Lead at EurAsia Cup

Asia will head into Sunday’s Singles matches with a surprising one-point lead at the EurAsia Cup after finishing day two’s Foursomes with with a flourish.

Europe looked like it was on its way to a day-two blowout after taking the first three points, but Asia won the three final matches to take a 6½-5½ lead into Sunday’s Singles matches.

Here’s a rundown of the six Foursome matches on Saturday at Glenmarie Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


SLIDESHOW

All the matches in a six-photo slideshow…

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Note: Matches are listed in order by finish, not necessarily by match number.


MATCH 1

Tommy Fleetwood and Henrik Stenson beat Anirban Lahiri and S.S.P Chawrasia 3 and 2.

Foursomes Score: Europe 1 Asia 0
Running Score: Europe 3½ Asia 3½


MATCH 2

Paul Casey and Tyrrell Hatton beat Byeong Hun An and Kiradech Aphibarnrat 2 and 1

Foursomes Score: Europe 2 Asia 0
Running Score: Europe 4½ Asia 3½


MATCH 4

Thomas Pieters and Matthew Fitzpatrkick beat Sunghoon Kang and Poom Saksansin 3 and 2

Foursomes Score: Europe 3 Asia 0
Running Score: Europe 5½ Asia 3½


MATCH 3

Yuta Ikeda and Gavin Green beat Rafael Cabrera Bello and Alex Levy 1 up

Foursomes Score: Europe 3 Asia 1
Running Score: Europe 5½ Asia 4½


MATCH 5

Hideto Tanihara and Phachara Khongwatmai beat Alex Noren and Paul Dunne 2 and 1

Foursomes Score: Europe 3 Asia 2
Running Score: Europe 5½ Asia 5½


MATCH 6

Li Haotong and Nicholas Fung beat Ross Fisher and Bernd Wiesberger 3 and 1

Foursomes Score: Europe 3 Asia 3
Running Score: Europe 5½ Asia 6½


VIDEO RECAP

All of day two’s highlights in 90 seconds…

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Credits: Getty Images, European Tour Media


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