Rory McIlroy was in control for the first two rounds in Dubai, but he now trails Stephen Gallacher by two after he fired a 9-under 63.
Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell ran their record to 3-1 as Great Britain & Ireland took a commanding seven-point lead Saturday at The Vivendi Trophy with Seve Ballesteros.
Robert Karlsson, a winner in his last two starts, had a piece of the lead Saturday when the third round of the Portugal Masters was suspended because of rain.
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