What I learned from watching season three of Netflix's Movistar documentary ‘The Least Expected Day'

Enric Mas battles to reach the top and 'Superman' brings the drama in the latest instalment of the Spanish Eastenders

Miguel Angel Lopez
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It’s finally here, season three of the highly anticipated “Least Expected Day” Netflix series following the Movistar team around over the past year.

The overrunning theme across the first two series of cycling's answer to Eastenders was largely that having co-leaders at a Grand Tour rarely works. Not only does it create tension on the bike but also for the poor souls in the cars forced into the position of finely balancing the riders' egos as they look to guide their team to success.

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

Since joining the team, he has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the World Championships in Glasgow. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world. 

As well as on the ground reporting, Tom writes race reports from the men's and women's WorldTour and helps with coverage of UK domestic cycling.