Teams begin last gasp fight for stage win to avoid leaving Giro d'Italia empty handed

Some teams will be aiming to do whatever they can to try and take one of the three remaining stages of the Giro

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

The 2019 Giro d'Italia is coming to a close and several top teams – including Team Ineos, Deceuninck-Quick-Step, CCC Team and Team Sunweb – have yet to win a stage, leaving some desperate faces in the peloton.

The Giro ends outside Verona's famous Arena on Sunday with a time trial. With the next two mountain stages, it is one of three chances left for the remaining teams without a stage win to get something from the race.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.