On a day when several of his rivals went backwards, Matthias Schwab pulled further clear in Turkey in pursuit of a maiden European Tour win.
Danny Willett is part of a four-man group sitting one shot behind Turkish Airlines Open leader Matthias Schwab.
Justin Rose is just two shots behind leaders Matthias Schwab and Tom Lewis as he eyes a third consecutive Turkish Open triumph.
Nicolas Colsaerts and George Coetzee are one shot ahead of Kurt Kitayama after the second round of the Open de France.
South Africa's George Coetzee and New Zealander Ryan Fox leader by a single shot at Le Golf National.
There are 12 points up for grabs in the Sunday singles at the Ryder Cup, with Team USA facing a four-point deficit at Le Golf National.
Omnisport runs the rule over the 12 singles matches that will decide the Ryder Cup, with Europe strong favourites to prevail.
Sunday's singles matches at Le Golf National include McIlroy v Thomas, Rahm v Woods, Olesen v Spieth and Molinari v Mickelson.
The USA were much improved in Saturday's foursomes, but will still head into the last day of the Ryder Cup trailing by four points.
In truly bizarre scenes at Le Golf National, Europe and America's second pairings each made triple-bogey sixes to halve the second hole.