Gilbert and Mas lead Deceuninck-QuickStep at Il Lombardia

(Image credit: Bettini Photo)

With Julian Alaphilippe putting an early end to his 2019 season, Philippe Gilbert and Enric Mas are left to lead the line for Deceuninck-QuickStep at Il Lombardia on Saturday.

Alaphilippe has had a hugely successful year, winning Milan-San Remo, Strade Bianche, La Fleche Wallonne, and two stages of the Tour de France, but said his form was not where it needed to be approaching the final Monument of the season.

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