Matteo Moschetti beats the favourites to win stage four of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

The Italian took a surprise win with Fabio Jakobsen unable to challenge for the win in the finale

(Image credit: Getty)

Trek-Segafredo's Matteo Moschetti scored his first win in almost a year on stage four of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana.

The Italian forced his way through a tightly-packed sprint finish in Torrevieja to win by a bike length from Burgos-BH's Manuel Peñalver, with Alexander Kristoff (Intermarché - Wanty - Gobert - Matériaux) having to settle for third.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.