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Sport Pogacar warned Roglic

12:20  20 september  2020
12:20  20 september  2020 Source:   sports.fr

Richie Porte's Tour de France podium punctured before fightback as Primoz Roglic tightens grip on yellow jersey

  Richie Porte's Tour de France podium punctured before fightback as Primoz Roglic tightens grip on yellow jersey A punctured front tyre threatens to derail Richie Porte's hopes of a Tour de France top three finish before the Australian displays tremendous heart for a second straight day to fightback and finish with the race leaders.The Australian was riding in the pack chasing the breakaway of Polish stage winner Michal Kwiatkowski and his Ineos teammate Richard Carapaz of Ecuador when potential disaster hit.

Tour de France 2020 - 107th Edition - 19th stage Bourg-en-Bresse - Champagnole 166,5 KM - 18/09/2020 - Tadej Pogacar (SLO - UAE - Team Emirates) - Primoz Roglic (SLO - Team Jumbo - Visma) - photo Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto©2020 © Provided by Sports.fr Tour de France 2020 - 107th Edition - 19th stage Bourg-en-Bresse - Champagnole 166.5 KM - 09/18/2020 - Tadej Pogacar (SLO - UAE - Team Emirates) - Primoz Roglic (SLO - Team Jumbo - Visma) - photo Luca Bettini / BettiniPhoto © 2020 Stunning winner this Saturday, during the time trial of the penultimate stage of the Tour de France 2020, Tadej Pogacar in took the opportunity to steal the yellow jersey from Primoz Roglic. Three months earlier, the Slovenian had however warned his compatriot. Few people expected it. With fifty-seven seconds behind the leader, one day before the arrival in Paris, the hopes of victory of Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) on the Tour de France 2020 seemed to many already compromised. But it was without counting on the envy and the determination of the Slovenian, particularly at ease in the exercise of the time trial and winner this Saturday of a stunning time trial . At least that's what he had proved at least last June during the Slovenian championships, with a victory in the discipline, against a certain ... Primoz Roglic. Because if he had been beaten in the road race by his compatriot, Tadej Pogacar had been able to take his revenge a few days later in a time trial of about fifteen kilometers, with a stage profile favorable to climbers. . The UAE rider had thus offered the victory, with nine seconds ahead of Roglic. This Saturday, Pogacar therefore returned the cover , with the key to a performance of the first order and this fifty-six minute sent in the face of a knocked out Roglic. Even warned, the latter will not have been able to contain the ardor of Tadej Pogacar, the youngest winner of the Tour de France (after the war), and who seems to be at the dawn of a career at the top.

Tour de France: Sören Kragh Andersen takes second .
While the top stars are holding back in the Jura, the Dane Sören Kragh Andersen is on his own way to victory in the Tour de France. Meanwhile, the fight for the green jersey is as good as decided. © Marco Bertorello / Reuters Provided by Deutsche Welle When the main field around the wearer of the yellow jersey rolled over the home straight, two professionals from the German Sunweb team had already given their first interviews.

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