Stage 5 went from zero to 100 real quick. The first stage without a breakaway since atleast 2008 saved all the drama for the final KM’s and after the conclusion of the race. Ineos attacked to try and break up the peloton, which ultimately cracked the likes of Ewan, Nizzolo and Viviani, setting up Wout Van Aert for the win. Sam Bennett bested Peter Sagan at the intermediate sprint and finishline to overtake the green jersey and Alaphilippe penalized 20 seconds for taking a water bottle inside 20km to the finish. Yates takes yellow into stage 6.