Moscon felt 'sacrificed' by Team Sky following Tour de France ejection

Moscon felt 'sacrificed' by Team Sky following Tour de France ejection

Joe Robinson 14 Sep 2018 Italian believes he did nothing wrong following striking incident at Tour de France Gianni Moscon seems set to continue his role of pantomime villain of the professional peloton after telling Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport that he felt 'sacrificed' by Team Sky after being booted from the Tour de France . The Italian was immediately disqualified and handed a five-week ban by the UCI after striking Fortuneo-Samsic rider Elie Gesbert on Stage 15 of this year's Tour. Despite releasing a subsequent video apologising for the event, Moscon has now told Italian press that he 'was not at fault' and that his team 'sacrificed' his place in the race in order to defend the yellow jersey. In an interview with Gazzetta, Moscon commented: 'Straight after the Tour, I didn't like the attitude of the team too much. I had the impression that they had 'sacrificed' me ...

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