Vuelta a España stage 9 - Live coverage

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 Vuelta stage 9
Vuelta stage 9

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Vuelta stage 9
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Buenos días. I'm looking for the summit finish, but it's just not there... There's not even a single climb. It's a rare flat stage at the Vuelta, and a rare opportunity for the few sprinters we have in this peloton.

While there are no climbs to speak of, the stage isn't one of those completely pan-flat affairs you can find in the Tour. There are still plenty of undulating roads but nothing that will stop Deceuninck-QuickStep controlling this and nothing to blunt the finishing speed of their sprinter Sam Bennett, who is the runaway favourite for the win.