Li Haotong will take a narrow lead into the final round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday, one shot ahead of two-time winner Rory McIlroy.
The Chinese star fired a 64 on Saturday to get to 20 under and will be aiming for a second European Tour victory.
McIlroy, the leader after round two, shot a back nine of 32 for a 68 as he aims to equal Ernie Els as a three-time winner at the Dubai event.
Alexander Levy and Haydn Porteous were at 17 under, a shot clear of Andy Sullivan and two ahead of David Horsey.
Horsey was 15 under after a 68, a shot clear of Rafa Cabrera Bello, Dylan Frittelli, Branden Grace, Tyrrell Hatton, David Lipsky, Thorbjørn Olesen, Chris Paisley and Jeunghun Wang.For all the latest sports news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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