Alaphilippe wiped his nose with Van Aert 2 years in a row in the wolrd championships.
Where racing skills come to the fore the most because of lack of radio, Alaphilippe is so much better and van aert is like a deer in car headlights, frightened and static
And Alaphilippe almost podiumed the Tour. He did a genuine good Gc in the Tour . Van aert can't do that. Alaphilippe is miles better.
And how many times did Van Aert wipe his nose with Alaphilippe?