Gilbert out of Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Philippe Gilbert will not take the start of Liège-Bastogne-Liège on Sunday after suffering through the Amstel Gold Race and La Flèche Wallonne without factoring in the race. The 2011 winner of the race underwent surgery last week for multiple fractures to his middle finger suffered in an altercation with two men while out training. Gilbert will be replaced by American Joey Rosskopf.

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