The Ryder Cup trophy returned to Europe's hands after Francesco Molinari beat Phil Mickelson.
The defending champion Americans dropped five of eight matches for a second consecutive day at Le Golf National, giving Europe a 10-6 lead entering the final 12 matches.
28-year-old Tony Finau has not won on the PGA Tour, but had top-10s at three majors this year, and has played well during the current FedExCup playoffs.
With five rookies having already booked their places automatically through the European and World Points standings, Denmark’s Bjorn opted to beef up his team with four players who boast 20 previous Ryder Cup appearances between them.
Ryan Moore clinched a thrilling triumph over Lee Westwood to end a long US wait to reclaim the golden trophy in golf's greatest team competition.
The Northern Irish world number 3 dovetailed superbly with Belgian rookie Thomas Pieters as they completed a 4 and 2 victory over Mickelson and Rickie Fowler.
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