Michael Matthews: I don't like being last in the Tour de France

Sitting over two hours behind Chris Froome, Michael Matthews has the dubious honour of being the Lanterne Rouge in the Tour de France

Michael Matthews on stage eleven of the 2015 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

The Lanterne Rouge can be a status symbol to some riders - the last rider in the Tour de France general classification - but Orica-GreenEdge's Michael Matthews is keen to rid himself of the title.

Matthews endured a torrid first week in the race, breaking ribs and suffering multiple abrasions in the huge crash on stage three which knocked out a number of big-name riders.

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