Danilo Di Luca took an impressive lone win in Liege-Bastogne-Liege on Sunday after a powerful double attack on the final climb just before the finish. The Liquigas rider took off four kilometres from the line with CSC's Frank Schleck, he then dropped Schleck just before the final corner and then won the biggest classics of his career by a three seconds.

Last year's winner, Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d?Epargne) was second, with Schleck taking third after the Spaniard caught him in the final metres of the climb. World Champion Paolo Bettini (Quick Step) finished fourth at six seconds after leading the chase of Stefan Schumacher (Gerolsteiner), who had made a strong attack on the key San Nicolas climb.

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