For the second week in a row drove the belgian, Wout van Aert to win as the Jumbo-Vismas new star won the classic Milan-Sanremo.
the Victory came in the house after a close sprint against Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step), which pushed van Aert completely to the last, on the northern Italian roads.
In the last week won by Wout van Aert Strade Bianche in the World Tour-the reboot after the coronapausen, and he can thus take note of the season's second victory.
As so often before, were the Poggio-the increase button nine kilometres from the finish key, as the two took the hole and subsequently kept it jagtende field behind him.
the Milan-Sanremo was the first of the five monuments in cykelkalenderen for 2020. Such is the case every year, but this year it was run with almost five-month delay.
It was due to the extensive coronaudbrud, which put large parts of Europe and in particular Italy, in the stand in the beginning of spring.
In the last week turned the cycling on the World Tour-level back, and on Saturday, it was the first big classic.
With a view to 305 kilometers under the hot sun let the field quickly an outbreak to establish itself.
It is composed by Mattia Bai (Androni), Manuele Boaro (Astana), Alessandro Tonelli (Bardiani), Damiano Cima (Gazprom), Hector Carretero (Movistar) and Marco Frapporti (Vini Zabu), and they were then allowed to roast until the last man was taken 35 kilometers before the finish.
Here began the race as the severity of the favorites, and when the riders hit the Cipressa-the rise with 28 kilometres to objectives occurred on the first separation.
the Sprinters Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) and Fernando Gaviria (UAE) had among the other stretch the arms.
But Milano-Sanremo is often decided on the Poggio, and the rise of defined again in the end.
On the Poggio tried rider after rider to get the distance, but only when Alaphilippe and van Aert moved from the field, came the crucial hole.
Alaphilippe came alone away, but was picked up by the belgian, and the two had about ten seconds to the field, as they hit the flat road.
In the sprint got Alaphilippe the best position, and he looked to overtake the former crossverdensmester, which showed its strength in the last few metres.
Australian Michael Matthews (Sunweb) tonsede two seconds later in the goal third.
Kasper Asgreen (Quick-Step), Michael Valgren (NTT), Søren Kragh (Sunweb) and Magnus Cort (EC) was also to start in the race, but none of them were in the vicinity of a top position.