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BUDAPEST, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Hungary's Attila Valter won the Tour de Hongrie cycling race on Wednesday, beating American and Australian rivals.
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With this result, Dalian are sixth in Group A with nine points, while Henan with six points remained in last place.
The win meant Qingdao continue to lead the overall standings, although second-placed Ruichang Biyuan also cruised to a victory, beating second from the bottom team Anhui Souyu 4-1 later in the day.
"I tried to leave last year, but they blocked everything at the last second. It was a project I was excited for but it didn't materialize."
A source told Xinhua, they have paid 50 percents of the negotiated fees at the initial stage of the three-year circle.
He doubled Flamengo's lead with a low shot that rebounded in off the post before Rodriguinho pegged a goal back for the hosts.
"It was a heavy finish. It was maybe the most easy stage I ever did in a cycling race because there was no breakaway, not a high pace at all, but then the last hour was really hectic with the wind," Van Aert said.
"In the end it got too dark to go for 6.15 meters and I felt it was unsafe to continue any further," said the world silver medalist. "I felt I was in the zone. But you have to be prudent."
Meanwhile United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer commented that he was pleased with what the talented playmaker could bring to his team.