Hosts equal record with fly­ing start

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When Tommy Fleet­wood and Francesco Moli­nari saw off the chal­lenge of Tiger Woods and Patrick Reed yes­ter­day morn­ing it meant one side had won eight suc­ces­sive points for the first time since 1967.

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Amer­ica need to come back from four points be­hind – some­thing that has been done twice in the past 20 years. The Amer­i­cans will be think­ing of their come­back at Brook­line, when they won by a point af­ter be­ing four be­hind go­ing into the sin­gles, while Europe did the same at the Mir­a­cle of Me­d­i­nah in 2012.

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