Live Villaviciosa-les-praeres-171-km of Vuelta a España 2022

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But the peloton did not let the chasing group do what was finally neutralized, only Villella, De Gendt, Bol and Maté remained in the lead with 25 seconds to go.

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Another larger group tries to get closer to the head of the race to set up a breakaway with more members.

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Davide Villella, Thomas De Gendt, Jetse Bol and Luis Ángel Maté are the first to try to form the breakaway.

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First attacks already in the initial kilometers.

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Start this ninth stage.

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Three new casualties today, Sepp Kuss, with a fever, and Wouter Poels and Pieter Serry, both positive for Covid, have not started.

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This is the second time that La Vuelta has presented a stage ending in Les Praeres-Nava. The previous one was in the 2018 edition, the 14th stage with Simon Yates, who was the leader, as the winner that day.

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The neutralized start has already been given and the runners have 4.5 kilometers ahead of them before the real start.

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Before, the runners will have to overcome four other ports: Alto del Torno (2nd category), Mirador del Fito (1st category), Alto de La Llama (3rd category) and La Campa (3rd category).

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Today the runners will take the start in Villaviciosa and will travel 171.4 kilometers to Nava. The arrival will be high, in Les Praeres, 1st category.

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Another mountain stage like yesterday's that left us with a new victory for Jay Vine and the favorites taking positions at the top of the general standings, with Remco Evenepoel leading with 28 seconds over Enric Mas and one minute and one second over Primoz Roglic.

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Good morning and welcome to this ninth stage of La Vuelta 2022, the last one before the second rest day that will take place tomorrow, Monday.

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