Vincenzo Nibali and Jakob Fuglsang quash quarrel after weekend war of words

The Dane had accused his rival of pushing harder on a descent during stage eight after being held up by a puncture

Vincenzo Nibali and Jakob Fuglsang at the 2020 Giro d'Italia (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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Vincenzo Nibali and Jakob Fuglsang are friends again following a war of words this weekend when the Dane accused Nibali and Trek-Segafredo of pushing hard on a descent during stage eight after he had suffered a puncture and found himself detached from the peloton.

"I have not seen the television images at the time of writing," Fuglsang began in his column for Danish newspaper BT after the stage, "but Trek-Segafredo started to lead the descent and perhaps increased the pace after my flat tire. It caused some panic within our team car, but luckily I managed to rejoin the peloton. It was a strange move by Trek.

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