Team Sky keep Chris Froome safely in Vuelta a España lead on eventful stage seven

Matej Mohoric claims Vuelta a España stage seven victory from the day's escape group as Chris Froome retains overall race lead

Chris Froome finishes in the peloton on stage seven of the 2017 Vuelta a España.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Chris Froome (Team Sky) finished in the peloton to safely retain the overall race lead in the 2017 Vuelta a España as Matej Mohoric (UAE Team Emirates) took the victory after attacking from the day's escape group.

The 22-year-old Slovenian left his breakaway companions behind after the day's key final classified climb, the Alto del Castillo, within the final 10km.

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