“It's always possible to win but they let me close all the gaps. Matthews had the best position before the sprint while I had lost a lot of energy before the sprint. It didn't go very well at the end but it could have been worse as well.”
Peter Sagan: "It could have been worse"
interview12.07.2016Stage 10- Escaldes-Engordany / Revel
First Australian win at the Tour de France this year with Michael Matthews outsprinting Peter Sagan in Revel for a revenge of the last world championship. It was a royal breakaway with former yellow jersey holder Greg Van Avermaet and 2014 Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali. Chris Froome retained the lead in the overall ranking.
"It was a pretty strange start. Obviously for us, there was a lot of work to do. We were happy with the breakaways that were going but at some stage, Valverde attacked so we had to neutralize that. We were not able to see much in the downhill of Envalira due to the fog. It was a bit like at the Giro a few years ago when Quintana slipped up the front so I was keeping an eye on him to make sure he wouldn't do the same again. Then it was a good day to keep off. I could ride with not much to...
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Jersey wearers after the stage 2
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