Michael Matthews edges out Phil Bauhaus to win stage six of Volta a Catalunya 2019

The Australian returns to winning ways with a second victory

Michael Matthews wins the bike throw on stage six of the Volta a Catalunya (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

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Michael Matthews (Sunweb) defeated Phil Bauhaus (Bahrain-Merida) in a photo finish to win stage six of the Volta a Catalunya.

The win is the Matthews’ second in the race having also triumphed in stage two, and overtakes Friday’s winner Max Schachmann (Bora-Hansgrohe) in the points classification.

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Stephen Puddicombe is a freelance journalist for Cycling Weekly, who regularly contributes to our World Tour racing coverage with race reports, news stories, interviews and features. Outside of cycling, he also enjoys writing about film and TV - but you won't find much of that content embedded into his CW articles.