Romain Bardet: 'Team Sky are not happy, they will battle to regain lead tomorrow'

Frenchman expects British team to come back fighting on stage 13

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Romain Bardet (Ag2r La Mondiale) might have taken his first win of the season on stage 12 of the Tour de France to Peyragudes, but the Frenchman is worried about how Team Sky will react on Friday after Chris Froome lost his yellow jersey.

Bardet countered a move by George Bennett (LottoNL-Jumbo) and Fabio Aru (Astana) in the final kilometre today. The uphill kick with gradients of 16 per cent saw Froome quickly slip behind by 22 seconds and out of the yellow jersey.

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