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Giro d’Italia 2008 – Day 9: Stage 20, Rovetta – Tirano

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We’re in Rovetta. Paolo Savoldelli on 10 out of 10, Danilo Di Luca 9.5 out of 10. The Gazzetta gave Friday to LPR – and so they should. Stage racing at it’s best; even if Contador wins on Sunday in Milano, Di Luca can hold his head high.

Ricco gets a 9; if he can keep his feet on the ground then he must surely win a giro – but not this one:  Contador on 6.5; as Diquigiovanni’s DS, Savio told us yesterday; “Perhaps Contador will have a bad day.”

The problem for Savio, was that his contender, Gibo Simoni also had a forgettable day, dropping from third to tenth on GC and earning just 5 out of 10 from the Gazzetta – he must attack today to salvage something from this race.