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Britain and Ireland trim Europe's lead to 1 point after fourballs at Seve Trophy

Britain and Ireland trimmed Continental Europe's lead to one point in the Seve Trophy after the second day of fourballs on Friday.

Nicolas Colsaerts and Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano equaled the biggest winning margin in the tournament's history with a 6 and 5 win over B&I's Paul Lawrie and Stephen Gallacher to help Europe lead 5½-4½.

But Paul Kasey and Simon Khan beat Mikko Ilonen and Thorbjorn Olesen 3-2, Jamie Donaldson and Marc Warren won 4 and 2 against veterans Thomas Bjorn and Miguel Angel Jimenez. David Lynn and Scott Jamieson overcame Italians Francesco Molinari and Matteo Manassero by just one hole.

Gregory Bourdy and Joost Luiten beat Tommy Fleetwood and Chris Wood by the same margin.