Landa: "You have to take into account Pinot"

The Spanish cyclist arrived with the group of favorites, but twenty seconds behind Pinot, which concludes with a very positive first week.


Mikel Landa and the Movistar Team have saved a very busy stage and complicated for the favorites. Proof of this has been the fall of Geraint Thomas before the last port of the day, testing the current winner of the gala round. Of all the favorites, the protagonist of the day has been Thibaut Pinot, who has arrived with Alaphilippe and has been able to take twenty seconds to the group of favorites. The French is confirming in this first week the good feelings with which he has All the year.

"It is clear that we have to take into account Thibaut Pinot. He is a runner who is always there, and today he has managed to take time out of us. finish the stage. On today, he has described it as "very hard" There has been a very high pace and the end has been hard ".

As for the fall of Geraint Thomas, Landa has removed iron to the situation: "Ineos has solved it quickly and they have closed the gap, in the end nothing has happened" . At this point of the race, the number of aspirants is surprising there is, although Landa has opined that "in the hardest stages of mountain, the group of favorites will become much smaller" .

Al Enric Mas, fellow of Alaphilippe, who returns to dress in yellow. Pinot, a rival of Spanish in the general standings, has arrived with his teammate, although Mas has stated that "Pinot does not worry us, the goal was to wear yellow again and we have achieved it" .

Other Spanish runner, Luis León Sánchez, has been with his team, Astana, one of the protagonists of the day, since they have starred in the attempt to hunt Pinot and Alaphilippe. On the strategy of the team has opined the Murcia, who believes that "are the directors who finally decide." My opinion was that today we could have been calm, but the director has decided that we throw and so we have done ".



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