Chris Froome: I was quite sure Pogacar would lose Tour de France lead

The scenes on stage 11 of the 2022 Tour de France were as dramatic as they come, and the sight of yellow jersey Tadej Pogačar cracking on the Col du Granon sent shockwaves through the race. But at least one rider saw it all coming.

Chris Froome confidently revealed that he’d told his Israel-Premier Tech teammates on Wednesday morning that the Slovenian, winner of the past two Tours, would not be in yellow by the end of the day.

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