WHY AMSTEL GOLD NEEDS A TOUGHER FINISH

Amstel Gold Race 2008 Damiano Cunego
(Image credit: LUC CLAESSEN)

Damiano Cunego won the Amstel Gold Race at the first attempt on Sunday, and now he must have his sights set on Liège-Bastogne-Liège, a race which has always seemed beyond him.

The Italian?s race programme is different this year because his big goal is the Tour de France instead of the Giro d?Italia.

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