UAE Emirates to play with several cards in Il Lombardia
Oct 06 2021 09:42 am CET

UAE Emirates to play with several cards in Il Lombardia
UAE Emirates to play with several cards in Il Lombardia
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UAE Team Emirates is set to start in the last Monument of the season, Il Lombardia, with a versatile team that features several riders that can make a difference.

The known as the "race of the falling leaves" is set to be the last Monument of the 2021 as usual, and it is the most important of the Autumn classics. The race will be 239 kilometres long and will be ridden the other way around from the last editions, having a start line in Como and with a finish in Bergamo.

UAE Team Emirates will be at the start line of the classic with several riders that have the potential to fight for the final victory. Two-time winner of the Tour de France, Tadej Pogacar, Marc Hirschi, Diego Ulissi and Davide Formolo will be the cards of the team to fight for the final victory.

"It's going to be my first Lombardia," said Pogacar. "We did the recon and it's a beautiful place, with hard roads. It will be a tough race, that's for sure. I feel like it's a beautiful way to end what has been a really great season."

UAE Team Emirates' roster for Il Lombardia (October 9):

Davide Formolo (Ita)
Marc Hirschi (Swi)
Rafal Majka (Pol)
Brandon McNulty (USA)
Tadej Poga?ar (Slo)
Jan Polanc (Slo)
Diego Ulissi (Ita)





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