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Fitzpatrick has 5-stroke lead at Nordea Masters

  • England's Matthew Fitzpatrick on the eighteenth green during the third round of the Nordea Masters tournament at the Bro Hof golf club in Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday June 4, 2016. (Fredrik Persson /TT  via AP) SWEDEN OUT

    England's Matthew Fitzpatrick on the eighteenth green during the third round of the Nordea Masters tournament at the Bro Hof golf club in Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday June 4, 2016. (Fredrik Persson /TT via AP) SWEDEN OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • EEngland's Matthew Fitzpatrick, left, at the eighteenth hole waits while Nicolas Colsaerts putts during the third round of the Nordea Masters tournament at the Bro Hof golf club in Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday June 4, 2016. (Fredrik Persson /TT  via AP) SWEDEN OUT

    EEngland's Matthew Fitzpatrick, left, at the eighteenth hole waits while Nicolas Colsaerts putts during the third round of the Nordea Masters tournament at the Bro Hof golf club in Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday June 4, 2016. (Fredrik Persson /TT via AP) SWEDEN OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts at the fifteenth tee during the third round of the Nordea Masters tournament at the Bro Hof golf club in Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday June 4, 2016. (Fredrik Persson /TT  via AP) SWEDEN OUT

    Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts at the fifteenth tee during the third round of the Nordea Masters tournament at the Bro Hof golf club in Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday June 4, 2016. (Fredrik Persson /TT via AP) SWEDEN OUT  (The Associated Press)

Matthew Fitzpatrick takes a five-stroke lead into the final round of the Nordea Masters, ahead of defending champion Alex Noren of Sweden and Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts.

The Englishman, who started with an overnight three-shot advantage, had five birdies in his round of 68 at Bro Hof Slott club for an overall 15-under 201.

The 2011 tournament winner Noren (67) had three birdies in his first seven holes, while Colsaerts (70) turned in an opening 33.