Several goals for Sanchez in Amstel

Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi) is not a favorite for the win in Amstel Gold Race on Sunday, according to the 34-year-old Spaniard. Sanchez has come seemingly unprepared to the Netherlands and is likely to skip Flèche Wallonne and Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Sanchez originally wasn’t scheduled to race the Dutch one-day race either but the WorldTour points at stake, the similarity of the Amstel-parcours with that of the world championships and his splendid form, decided differently.

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