How to watch the Clásica de Almería – live TV and streaming

ROQUETAS DE MAR SPAIN FEBRUARY 16 Arrival Pascal Ackermann of Germany and Team Bora Hansgrohe Celebration Alexander Kristoff of Norway and UAE Team Emirates Elia Viviani of Italy and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits Luka Mezgec of Slovenia and Team Mitchelton Scott during the 33rd Clsica de Almera 2020 a 1876km stage from Roquetas de Mar to Roquetas de Mar ClasicaAlmeria on February 16 2020 in Roquetas de Mar Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images
Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) celebrates his 2020 Clásica de Almería win (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The European road racing season continues on Sunday with the Clásica de Almería, the second day of racing in Spain and the second Pro-category race of 2021 so far.

The one-day race, with a classification just one slot under WorldTour level, is held in the coastal town of Almería in the east of Andalusia in southern Spain and has been won the past two years by Bora-Hansgrohe sprinter Pascal Ackermann. The German will not, however, be back to defend his title on February 14.

There will be plenty of competition to take over where the German left off in the sprinter's classic, with Qhubeka Assos' Giacomo Nizzolo also among the favourites, along with Mark Cavendish, who makes his second Deceuninck-QuickStep debut after returning to the team following a five-year absence.

Read on to find out how to watch the Clásica de Almería via live stream, no matter your location, with ExpressVPN (opens in new tab).

The contenders list doesn't end there, though. Fernando Gaviria will line up alongside teammate Kristoff, forming the strongest sprint partnership in the 183.3-kilometre race. Meanwhile, Danny Van Poppel will lead Intermarché-Wanty Gobert after taking third place in 2020.

Matteo Moschetti is Trek-Segafredo's sprinter, while compatriots Fabio Sabatini and Simone Consonni take the reins for Cofidis. Luka Mezgec, who took third in Almería in 2019, is set to lead Team BikeExchange.

Marc Sarreau leads AG2R Citroën and Timothy Dupont leads Bingoal-Wallonie Bruxelles. Home favourites include Mikel Aristi (Euskaltel-Euskadi) and Jon Aberasturi (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA).

Read on for all the information on how to watch the 2021 Clásica de Almería.

Clásica de Almería live stream

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The Clásica de Almería will be aired in the UK and around Europe live on the Eurosport Player (opens in new tab), with a subscription costing £6.99 for a month, £4.99 for a year-long monthly pass, or £39.99 for a 12-month pass. GCN Race Pass (opens in new tab) will also show the race – that also costs £6.99 per month or £39.99 per year. 

If you live outside a broadcast zone or are on holiday outside your country and find that the live streams to be geo-restricted, you can get around this by getting access to them by simulating being back in your home country via a 'virtual private network', or VPN, for your laptop, tablet or mobile.

Our sister site TechRadar tested hundreds of VPNs and recommends the number-one VPN currently available as Express VPN. With ExpressVPN (opens in new tab), you can watch on many devices at once including Smart TVs, Fire TV Stick, PC, Mac, iPhone, Android phone, iPads, tablets, etc.

Race schedule

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DateStart/FinishDistanceStart (CETFinish (CET)
February 14Almería – Almería183.3km13:0517:33

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