Tour de France scars make Roglic cautious of final TT at Vuelta a España

MOS SPAIN SEPTEMBER 04 LR Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo Visma red leader jersey and Enric Mas Nicolau of Spain and Movistar Team attack in the breakaway during the 76th Tour of Spain 2021 Stage 20 a 2022km km stage from Sanxenxo to Mos Alto Castro de Herville 502m lavuelta LaVuelta21 on September 04 2021 in Mos Spain Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Roglic matched his closest rivals on a tricky penultimate stage (Image credit: Time de Waele/Getty Images)

After getting through the final road stage of the Vuelta a España, race leader Primož Roglič continued his typically cautious approach towards his increasingly high prospects of a third overall victory.

Second on the very hilly stage 20 and with no problems defending his lead, the Jumbo-Visma leader now has just one medium-length technical time trial standing between himself and a third outright win in the Vuelta a España on Sunday evening.

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