The fifth stage in this Tour de France presents the riders with a time trial of 27.2 km from Changé to Laval. An important appointment for the classification men who still have something to make up for after a turbulent opening weekend. Can Wout van Aert take over the yellow jersey from Mathieu van der Poel?

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Start times favourites
4:48 PM Julian Alaphilippe
4.50 pm Mathieu van der Poel (last)
  1. 17:115 pm 11. Pogacar does not shy away from the risks in the final meters either. A great time is coming. The day’s victory seems a certainty. .
  2. 17:105 pm 10. It will still be exciting for Van der Poel’s yellow jersey. At the 2nd intermediate point the difference with Pogacar is 22 seconds. The difference with Van Aert is still minimal. .
  3. 17:105 pm 10. It wouldn’t be a problem for Pogacar if Van der Poel kept the jersey. Jose DeCauwer.
  4. 17:095 p.m. There is not a drop of decay at Pogacar. Michel Wuyts.
  5. 17:0817 hours 08. At the 2nd intermediate point, Alaphilippe already has 43 seconds on his pants from Pogacar. .
  6. 17:0717h07. Pogacar is already on the streets of Laval, but he remains undisturbed in his time trial position. He sits bent over his bicycle like an aerodynamic bullet. .
  7. 17:06latour. Pierre Latour currently loses just under a minute at the finish. He will be satisfied with that. His standings are more or less saved. . 5 p.m. 06.
  8. 17:065 pm 06. What a talent, that Pogacar. And that at that age! Jose DeCauwer.
  9. 17:055 p.m. Van der Poel may lose 38 seconds on Pogacar if he wants to keep his yellow jersey. That too is a battle within battle. .
  10. 17:055 p.m. Van Aert has to give up 21 seconds to Pogacar at the 2nd intermediate point.

    Van Aert has to give up 21 seconds to Pogacar at the 2nd intermediate point

  11. 17:0417 hours 04. Van Aert loses more time. At the 2nd intermediate point, Wout van Aert loses another 15 seconds on Pogacar. He is there even under the time of Küng. There seems to be nothing to do about Pogacar. Unless Van der Poel can surprise? .
  12. 17:0117 hours 01. Van der Poel = Van Aert. You do not think it possible, but Mathieu van der Poel sets exactly the same time as Wout van Aert at the first intermediate point. To the hundredth of a second. He defends his yellow jersey with verve. .
  13. 16:5916 hours 59. Pogacar stays on 1. Pogacar also sets the best time at the 2nd intermediate point: 17 seconds faster than Küng. In that 2nd of 3 pieces he ran 7 seconds extra. .
  14. 16:594 pm 59. Alaphilippe not great. Julian Alaphilippe also does not get under 11 minutes at the intermediate point. He is 23 seconds slower than Pogacar and 17 seconds than Van Aert. A yellow dream seems far away. .
  15. 16:574 p.m. 57. Carapaz not good enough. Richard Carapaz comes in 11’12” after the 1st intermediate point, more than half a minute from Pogacar. That will be the dreaded peppery bill. .
  16. 16:55Entry Uran. Rigoberto Uran parks his bike in 9th place at the finish, 49 seconds from Küng. . 4 p.m. 55.
  17. 16:544 p.m. 54. 2nd time Van Aert. Wout van Aert does not arrive at Pogacar’s time. He is 6 seconds slower than the Tour winner. But in the 2nd part you can make up or lose a lot. .
  18. 16:534 p.m. 53. I’m starting to get nervous. If I wasn’t already. Jose DeCauwer.
  19. 16:534 p.m. 53. Kelderman disappointing. Wilco Kelderman drove good time trials this year, but now he already gives 30 seconds on Pogacar at the 1st intermediate point. .
  20. 16:5216 hours 52. Pogacar is the fastest at the first split time: “Hello, here I am, hey”.

    Pogacar is the fastest at the first split: “Hello, here I am, hey”

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