Sagan powers to stage six triumph

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Sagan powers to stage six triumph

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Slovakian Peter Sagan won stage six of the Tour of Spain on Thursday capping off a brilliant final move by his Liquigas team.

The days action saw the field cover 185.7 kilometres from Úbeda to Córdoba, but the defining moment came on the final descent to the line.

Sagan was put into prime position after his Italian stable split the peloton whilst bombing down the hill to Cordoba.

On the home straight Liquigas had four riders in the mix including team leader Vincenzo Nibali.

Movistar rider Pablo Lastras was also in the fray but it was Sagan who won the day with a powerful finish across the line.

Nibali was to finish fourth gaining some precious seconds which moved him up to third overall.

Race leader Sylvain Chavanel finished tenth and extended his overall advantage to 15 seconds on

Daniel Moreno of Spain with Nibali 16 seconds off the pace.