Watch: The moment Jakob Fuglsang almost lost Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2019

The Dane slipped on the descent but somehow managed to stay upright

Jakob Fuglsang racing Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2019 (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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Jakob Fuglsang won his first ever Monument with victory at Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2019, after a spring of podium places usually because he's been thwarted by Julian Alaphilippe.

However, as Alaphilippe and his Deceuninck- Quick-Step team faded towards the business end of La Doyenne, Fuglsang attacked and broke away, eventually solo-ing the last 12km to the line, finishing 27 seconds faster than the next man on the road.

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