Alaphilippe told Fuglsang 'I hope you win today' just before La Redoute at Liège-Bastogne-Liège

Fuglsang finally claims a win after the pair have locked horns multiple times this spring

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Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) won his first ever Monument after claiming victory at Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2019.

The Dane finally broke the curse Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) seemed to hold over him, as the Frenchman had beaten him to the win at both La Flèche Wallonne and Strade Bianche, as well as being his co-conspirator in the Amstel Gold Race when the pair gifted the victory to Mathieu van der Poel.

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