The defending champion, who also won the first stage, finished two seconds faster than Astana’s Jakob Fuglsang, whom he also leads by seven seconds overall.
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Another Astana rider Ion Izagirre finished eight seconds behind, and he is third, trailing Lotto-Soudal’s Wellens by 14 seconds.
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Wellens averaged a speed of 43.4kph as he rode the 16.2km course in 22mins 25secs.

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The Belgian’s seven-second lead will come under scrutiny on Saturday however, with climbers Fuglsang and Izagirre set to challenge him on the mountainous stage from Armilla to Granada.
Briton’s Adam Yates is currently one minute and four seconds off the pace down in ninth.
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