Cobo fears final stage attacks from Froome

Chris Froome attacks, Vuelta a Espana 2011, stage 19

The Vuelta a Espana held its usual winner's press conference on the evening of the second last stage, but there was no traditional round of applause for Juan Jose Cobo as the 2011 winner - and Cobo himself refused to declare himself as the 2011 champion.

With just 13 seconds separating the Spaniard and Sky's Chris Froome and a maximum of 36 bonus seconds on offer on Sunday, Cobo still believes that Froome could - just - turn things around on Sunday's last stage, a flat 95 kilometre run into Madrid.

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