Milan-San Remo predictions: Peter Sagan can win any way he wants

Peter Sagan, Michal Kwiatkowski and Julian Alaphilippe fight for the Milan-San Remo win

As the directeur sportif of the 25 Milan-San Remo teams gathered at the race headquarters in Milan for the tradition 'punzonatura' on Friday, collecting their rider numbers, one rider emerged as absolute favourite: Peter Sagan ( Bora-Hansgrohe ). The three-time world champion confirmed he is on form with three second places at Tirreno-Adriatico and seems determined to make up for losing to Michal Kwiatkowski in 2017. Cyclingnews asked several directeur sportif two simple questions: Who will win Milan-San Remo? And how? Sagan's name dominated their answers, as the expected winner on Saturday and for the way he can win with an attack on the Poggio or in a sprint finish in Via Roma. Only Sagan's directeur sportif Patxi Vila was cautious about naming Sagan as the favourite, but only for reasons of superstition. Vila has carefully planned the Bora-Hansgrohe tactics in the hope that Sagan finally wins Milan-San Remo on ...

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