Sunday July 5th, 2015

Stage 2Utrecht / ZĂ©lande

Start 13h50 (Local time)

Alberto Contador:»Rogers is your man»

interview05.07.2015Stage 2- Utrecht / ZĂ©lande

Along with Chris Froome, Alberto Contador was the other leading favourite taking advantage of the day's echelon which left all their rivals 1:28 adrift and he paid homage to his team-mates and especially Australia's Michael Rogers.

“I just must thank my team-mates. Here's your man!” he told journalists in English as the Australian was riding past.

“We knew that with eight or nine guys up there, we could make a difference. We used our assets well. It was a good day, we'll keep trying tomorrow,” Rogers said.

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