Lefevere: Alaphilippe didn't deserve to lose Tour de France lead over such stupidity

TAVIRA PORTUGAL FEBRUARY 21 Start Patrick Lefevere of Belgium CEO of Deceuninck QuickStep Team of Belgium during the 46th Volta ao Algarve 2020 Stage 3 a 2019Km stage from Faro to Tavira VAlgarve2020 on February 21 2020 in Tavira Portugal Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Deceuninck-QuickStep manager Patrick Lefevere at the Volta ao Algarve in February (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Deceuninck-Quickstep manager Patrick Lefevere is famous for his outbursts against the UCI, race organisers and other teams. 

After stage 5 of the Tour de France, though, the Belgian's fiery gaze was turned onto a member of his own team after Julian Alaphilippe was stripped of the Tour de France race lead due to a 20-second penalty for taking a feed inside the final 20 kilometres of racing.

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