Mathieu van der Poel says he 'still needs to be better' despite second World Cup victory

Dutchman dispatched arch rival Wout van Aert in Antwerp, Belgium even with knee injury suffered 24 hours previously

Mathieu van der Poel
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Mathieu van der Poel has said that even after winning a second consecutive round of the cyclo-cross world cup in Antwerp, he still needs to improve his performances in the weeks ahead. 

In the race in Belgium, Van der Poel was far too strong for his competitors, attacking on the second lap of the course, before eventually taking a resounding victory by 23 seconds from his arch rival Wout van Aert in second. 

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