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SHEBOYGAN, Wisc. -- After a lopsided first day of play at the 43rd Ryder Cup that ended with the United States up 6-2, it went for the kill early Saturday in an attempt to put the event out of reach. Captain Steve Stricker ran back all four foursomes pairings that went 3-1 on Friday morning, while European captain Padraig Harrington benched Rory McIlroy for the first time in his Ryder Cup career.

Stricker's strategy worked as the Americans won the Saturday morning session the same way they did Friday morning, 3-1 over the Europeans with victories in the exact same matches. The United States now leads 9-3 after three sessions, only needing 5.5 points to clinch the Ryder Cup and win their second straight on American soil.

The outcome is not looking great for Europe, which has been outmanned throughout the entire event. It appears to now be only academic -- barring a monumental collapse -- that the United States will hoist the trophy on Sunday. Follow Day 2 live Ryder Cup results and scores here on CBS Sports.

Here's a look at the four afternoon matchups for four-ball along with scores from the morning foursomes session All times Eastern

2021 Ryder Cup pairings: Saturday four-ball

MatchTimeUnited StatesEurope


1:26 p.m.

Tony Finau / Harris English

Shane Lowry / Tyrrell Hatton


1:42 p.m

Brooks Koepka / Jordan Spieth

Jon Rahm / Sergio Garcia


1:58 p.m.

Scottie Scheffler / Bryson DeChambeau

Tommy Fleetwood / Viktor Hovland


2:14 p.m.

Dustin Johnson / Collin Morikawa

Ian Poulter / Rory McIlroy

Europe needs a monstrous comeback, and I'm not sure this is the group to go get it. You have to think they need to win at least three points in the afternoon to even have a prayer going into Sunday. Their best chance for one -- as it has been all week -- comes from the Spanish duo of Rahm and Garcia in the second match. They'll go against Koepka (who has been fine) and Spieth (who has been good throughout).

The Americans have to feel good about the other three matches. Finau and English lead off, and they were bears yesterday, while Hatton has not exactly been lighting up the world. In the third match, DeChambeau was fabulous yesterday, and I expect him and Scheffler to win a tight one. Then D.J. and Morikawa have been flawless and they'll get a Poulter-McIlroy team that is reeling.

2021 Ryder Cup results, scores: Saturday foursomes

United States leads 9-3 | Day 1 scores

MatchUnited StatesScoreEurope


Brooks Koepka / Daniel Berger

3&1 >

Jon Rahm / Sergio Garcia


Dustin Johnson / Collin Morikawa

< 2&1

Paul Casey / Tyrrell Hatton


Jordan Spieth / Justin Thomas

< 2UP 

Bernd Wiesberger / Viktor Hovland


Xander Schauffele / Patrick Cantlay

< 2&1

Lee Westwood / Matt Fitzpatrick

2021 Ryder Cup TV schedule of events

Day 2 -- Saturday, Sept. 25

Session 1 (foursomes): 8 a.m.
Session 2 (four-ball): 12:30 p.m.

Early TV coverage: 8-9 a.m. on Golf Channel

Live TV coverage: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on NBC
Live stream online: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on fuboTV (Try for free) and

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