Matt White expecting Milan-San Remo bunch sprint

Orica-GreenEdge sports director predicts a bunch sprint between "usual suspects"

Matt White, 2012

Orica-GreenEdge has already proved it can win Milan-San Remo from a small group but sports director Matt White has predicted his team will have to fight it out in a bunch sprint to claim the Monument on Sunday.

Former champion and opportunist Simon Gerrans as well as burgeoning versatile sprinter Michael Matthews will lead the outfit at the 300km marathon that John Degenkolb (Giant-Shimano) and Peter Sagan (Cannondale) are firming as popular favourites for.

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.