Friday July 25th, 2014

Stage 19Maubourguet Pays du Val d'Adour / Bergerac

Start 12h25 (Local time)

Alejandro Valverde: "A very important day for me"

interview25.07.2014Stage 19- Maubourguet Pays du Val d'Adour / Bergerac

Fourth overall, 15 seconds behind Thibaut Pinot and 13 seconds behind Jean-Christophe Peraud, Alejandro Valverde is confident he can make up for lost time in tomorrow's time trial.

"Tomorrow is a very important day for me. I'm looking for the second place as I'm only a few seconds behind Peraud and Pinot, it's going to be a great fight. I think Peraud is a better specialist than Pinot. Well' see. With more than 50 km, its' a long and demanding time trial. I'm confident and I hope it's going to work out. I already checked it but I'm going back to see it again."

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