Warren Barguil delights home fans with Tour de France win as Landa moves up

• Polka-dot jersey wearer gets the best of four-man final sprint
• Fabio Aru stays in yellow but Mikel Landa gains time for Sky

Like wasps around a broken pot of jam, the throng around the yellow jersey swarms on a daily basis, steadily becoming more menacing. Fabio Aru managed to hold the maillot jaune on a spectacular Bastille Day stage which went to Warren Barguil – the first Frenchman to win on the Fête Nationale in 12 years – but the Italian looks a provisional tenant at best.

His Astana team were blown away, while Team Sky played a classic pincer move after losing the yellow jersey on Thursday, pushing Mikel Landa up the standings into a threatening fifth overall. Ireland’s Daniel Martin also closed in, albeit by only a few seconds.

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