Tadej Pogačar: 'With his power Mathieu van der Poel can do well overall in Tirreno-Adriatico'

Slovenian Pogačar is using seven-day race in Italy as a build up to his defence of his Tour de France title

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Tadej Pogačar said he could see Mathieu van der Poel compete for the overall classification at Tirreno-Adriatico, after the Dutch champion's incredible riding at Strade Bianche.

Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) managed seventh place in Siena after he was unable to follow Van der Poel's (Alpecin-Fenix) amazing attacks.

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