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Justin Leonard and Hunter Mahan charged back to win their morning match on Friday.(Getty Images)

At a Glance: Match 7

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U.S. analysis: Well, the U.S. found that Garcia is not other-worldly when Kenny Perry and Jim Furyk ended the Spaniard's eight-match winning streak in Foursomes with a halve on Friday morning. And Leonard finally ended his own exercise in futility, picking up his first point ever when he and Mahan beat Henrik Stenson and Paul Casey 3 & 2. With the exception of the first two holes, the Americans were extremely solid. Look for more of the same in the afternoon as both get to play their own ball and go pin-seeking.

Europe analysis: Garcia can't be happy after halving the morning match with his good friend Lee Westwood. He's never played with Jimemez, who is 16 years his elder, in the Ryder Cup. But the pairing of the two Spaniards should be a comfortable one for both. The pony-tailed "Mechanic" is playing well -- winning twice in Europe this year and posting a trio of top-threes in his last five starts. Garcia, on the other hand, is coming off four straight top-20s, including second at the PGA and a playoff loss at The Barclays.

Notes: Garcia is 1-0 against Leonard while Jimenez halved the Four-ball match he played against the Texan and Hal Sutton in 1999. ... Mahan played two best-ball matches in the Presidents Cup last year and lost them both.

Outlook: Garcia's team record is 13-1-3 at the Ryder Cup so it's hard to imagine him failing to pick up a win on the first day. But Mahan can be a birdie machine, and Leonard's steady play should complement his partner.

Prediction: U.S. wins, 1 up

Player Four-balls record Ryder Cup record
Justin Leonard 0-1-2 1-3-5
Hunter Mahan 0-0-0 1-0-0
Player Four-balls record Ryder Cup record
Sergio Garcia 5-1-2 14-4-3
Miguel Angel Jimemez 2-0-1 2-5-2