Peter Sagan: 'I hope Chris Froome has enough energy left for Mont Ventoux'

World champion basks in the glory of a "nice stage" after Sky and Tinkoff combine for an unexpected win

Chris Froome takes a turn at the front of the lead group as Sky and Tinkoff combine to gain an advantage on stage 11 of the Tour de France (Watson)

Chris Froome and Peter Sagan in the lead group on stage 11 of the 2016 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) paid tribute to Chris Froome and Team Sky after they combined in an astonishing final move on the wind-swept roads to Montpellier – but added that he hopes the attack did not cost Froome too much energy ahead of the ascent of Mont Ventoux on Thursday.

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