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19:54 local (CET), 13:54 US EST - 300m, Trek in front.

19:53 local (CET), 13:53 US EST - Stybar now takes it up with Richeze on his wheel then Jakobsen and Bennett!! 600m to go.

19:52 local (CET), 13:52 US EST - Cavagna takes it up at 70kph!! Absolutely incredible riding! The final Flamme Rouge of La Vuelta a España! 

19:52 local (CET), 13:52 US EST - Bennett tracking jacobsen! 

19:52 local (CET), 13:52 US EST - 2 to go. Deceuninck well-placed in front.

19:51 local (CET), 13:51 US EST - Bennett is locked in on Jakobsen's wheel. 2km to go with Rafal Majka on the front.

19:51 local (CET), 13:51 US EST - Sam Bennett is on Jakobsen's wheel. Gaviria on Bennett's wheel

19:50 local (CET), 13:50 US EST - Astana move up to the front and give the peloton a bit more pace as we take this nasty hairpin with 3km to go. 

19:50 local (CET), 13:50 US EST - 3km to go!

19:50 local (CET), 13:50 US EST - Aranburu moves Aberasturi up to the front and drops him onto Bennett's wheel. Archibald is trying to guide the Irish champion onto the Dutch champion, Fabio Jakobsen.

19:49 local (CET), 13:49 US EST - 4 kms TO GO!

19:48 local (CET), 13:48 US EST - Looks like Gaviria might be having a good day as Conti comes to the front

19:48 local (CET), 13:48 US EST - Walsheid moves back to the front. Boasson Hagen and Van der Sande move up with 1 lap to go! 5km left in the 2019 Vuelta a España! 

19:46 local (CET), 13:46 US EST - 6km to go and it’s all together. Get ready for a bunch sprint 

19:45 local (CET), 13:45 US EST - Dani Martinez and Diego Rubio are caught with 7km to go. The sprinters teams still control with the GC man staying safe.

19:40 local (CET), 13:40 US EST - 8 kms to go: Martinez and Rubio are going to be caught pretty soon with just over a lap to go

19:39 local (CET), 13:39 US EST - 12 kms to go and the peloton leave the two breakaway leaders dangling out front with 13 seconds

19:38 local (CET), 13:38 US EST - Walsheid and Molano make it back on. Both at the back. Do they have enough energy for the sprint at the end? Molano is the leadout man for Gaviria of course. Sunweb have Arndt if Walsheid doesn't have it. 

19:37 local (CET), 13:37 US EST - 14 to go, 23''. Molano is back,

19:36 local (CET), 13:36 US EST - 14km to go, 15" gap, with Bora Hansgrohe, UAE Team Emirates and Deceunink Quickstep continue to drill the peloton along

19:36 local (CET), 13:36 US EST - 3 fast laps to go! It’s full gas ?? out there.

19:34 local (CET), 13:34 US EST - Gaviria's lead out man has punctured!

19:32 local (CET), 13:32 US EST - Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) is the only rider with Philippe Gilbert who can match Tadej Pogacar’s record with a third stage win at La Vuelta 19

19:32 local (CET), 13:32 US EST - CCC seem keen to work. They're riding for Sajnok, he's a good Polish sprinter, probably a top 5 would be his best.

19:29 local (CET), 13:29 US EST - 19km to go with 11" gap. Trek now move up for Degenkolb. 

19:27 local (CET), 13:27 US EST - Daniel Martinez (EF Education First) and Diego Rubio (Burgos-BH) lead by 17s, 20 kms to go!

19:20 local (CET), 13:20 US EST - Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates) has one last chance to add a La Vuelta victory 

19:12 local (CET), 13:12 US EST - 31km to go, 20" gap with 6 laps to go

19:10 local (CET), 13:10 US EST - Lastra is in no-mans-land at the moment. Martinez and Rubio only have 11" in the Bora and Deceunink lead peloton. Bennett and Jakobsen will battle it out again today. Any surprise winners? Degenkolb? Aberasturi? Theuns? Venturini? 32km to go.

19:09 local (CET), 13:09 US EST - 41km to go and we have a 2 man break now. Martinez of EF Education First and Rubio of Burgos BH. Lastra of Caja Rural is trying to bridge across.

19:00 local (CET), 13:00 US EST - Daniel Martinez (EF Education First) and Diego Rubio (Burgos-BH) get a small gap with 43 kms to go!

18:50 local (CET), 12:50 US EST - The local rider Gonzalo Serrano (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA) attacks with 45km to go.

18:49 local (CET), 12:49 US EST - Sorry nine laps on a 5.8km circuit, the intensity is about to pick up!

18:49 local (CET), 12:49 US EST - 51 kms to go and the riders pass the finish line and the attacks start, 8 laps to go!

18:33 local (CET), 12:33 US EST - The most aggressive rider of the race has to be Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana), he certainly lit up the race many times!

18:27 local (CET), 12:27 US EST - Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) is the big favourite for the final stage win today.

18:17 local (CET), 12:17 US EST - 64 kms to go, were entering Madrid.

18:16 local (CET), 12:16 US EST - Primoz Roglic, Alejandro Valverde, Tadej Pogacar and Geoffrey Bouchard share a drink to celebrate!

17:28 local (CET), 11:28 US EST - Clarification made from La Vuelta race organizers, if it starts raining on the final circuit, the times for the general classification will be taken as the riders cross the finish line for the first time, with 52.3km to go.

17:28 local (CET), 11:28 US EST - 96 kms to go and there is a relaxed atmosphere in the peloton, as we near Madrid the pace will pick up.

17:14 local (CET), 11:14 US EST - Nario Quintana is wearing the Sprinters green points jersey

17:13 local (CET), 11:13 US EST - Geoffrey Bouchard (AG2R La Mondiale), has won the polka-dot climbing jersey 

17:12 local (CET), 11:12 US EST - The best young rider is of cours 20-year old Solvenian Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates)

17:11 local (CET), 11:11 US EST - Huge crowds are lining the streets, 10 deep!

17:09 local (CET), 11:09 US EST - The roads are wet and renoun for being trecherous, the GC may be nuetralized when it reaches the circuits for safety reasons.

17:07 local (CET), 11:07 US EST - The peloton rolls out from Fuenlabrada, the race will do 8 laps of a circuit around Madrid

17:07 local (CET), 11:07 US EST - The peloton is getting ready to roll out.

16:55 local (CET), 10:55 US EST - Riders are getting ready ahead of the final stage of La Vuelta 19: 106.6km from Fuenlabrada to Madrid. The neutralised start is set at 17:05 and the start proper at 17:10.

16:25 local (CET), 10:25 US EST - Stage 21 and the final stage of a stunning Vuelta. Madrid the capital the usual host to the grand procession and sprint finale. Primož Roglic will be crowned as the red jersey winner but who will take the final sprint?

16:23 local (CET), 10:23 US EST - Good news, the rain has stopped in Madrid and the sun has come out.

16:22 local (CET), 10:22 US EST - Let have a look at the GC podium places:

1    Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team Jumbo-Visma    80:18:54
2    Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team    0:02:33
3    Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates    0:02:55

16:04 local (CET), 10:04 US EST - Overall winner Primoz Roglic said last night "After the Giro, it was not difficult to motivate myself for this race. I want to compete for the win in every race I start. I have prepared as well as possible for this Vuelta. It has been three tough weeks and I am glad it’s coming to an end."

16:01 local (CET), 10:01 US EST - Gutting for James Knox. He drops to 11th overall after struggling with his injuries sustained yesterday, luckily he had his Quickstep teammates including Gilbert to get him across the line.

16:01 local (CET), 10:01 US EST - The final stage is just 105 kms, it looks a bit damp out there so this could cause a few problems.

15:52 local (CET), 09:52 US EST - Coverage starts later today, 16:30 CET, 10:30 Eastern U.S.

13:50 local (CET), 09:50 US EST - The final stage is all about the sprinters, with an intermediate sprint and the big finale.

13:49 local (CET), 09:49 US EST - Hello, welcome to coverage of the final Stage of the 2019 La Vuelta to Madrid.

Stage 21, Sunday September 15 - Fuenlabrada to Madrid - 105 km

The final day is a homage to the overall winner, the wearer of the red jersey, La Roja – now celebrating its 10th anniversary. It is a short stage, ridden at a leisurely pace, albeit with a half-way sprint and a finish designed for the most powerful speedsters seeking to cover themselves in glory as the race ends in such a prestigious setting as Madrid.

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