Lucas Bjerregaard and Jens Fahrbring take 2-shot lead at halfway stage of Italian Open

Lucas Bjerregaard of Finland and Jens Fahrbring of Sweden shared a two-shot lead Friday after the second round of the Italian Open at Golf Club Milano.

Fahrbring had nine birdies and shot an 8-under 64 to leave him at 13-under 131 at the halfway stage. He dropped a shot on the 13th, but birdied three of the next five holes.

Bjerregaard made just two birdies in his opening nine but an eagle on the first spurred him to a 7-under 65.

Overnight leader Nicolas Colsaerts dropped two shots in the opening five holes and finished the round with a 70. The Belgian was two shots off the lead.