Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” season 3 brings several changes. Thet revolve around the beloved American football coach and his soccer team,
Richmond. In the new campaign, Richmond starts with a high probability of finishing last in the league. However, in the third episode titled
“4-5-1,” Richmond surprises everyone, including its fans, with an unexpected turn of events.
The introduction of elite attacker Zava to the team’s lineup drastically improves Richmond’s performance. Still, not all changes have
positive. Let’s delve into the episode’s plot developments and surprises, starting with Colin Hughes, who leaves Michael’s home after
spending the night there. Colin conceals his sexuality as he pursues a football career.
Meanwhile, Ted, Roy, and Coach Beard review the starting lineup at the practice field after introducing Zava. Leslie arrives and sparks a
discussion about how Zava will fit in with the team. The players are ecstatic to meet Zava, except for Jamie, who appears annoyed.
During this time, Rebecca contacts Tish, a psychic recommended by her mother. Who predicts that Rebecca will have a family and become a mother.
The prediction hurts Rebecca, although she plays along. As AFC Richmond prepares to face Wolverhampton Wanderers,
Ted becomes confused when he learns that Michelle, his ex-wife, is seeing Jacob.
Before the game, Ted almost has a panic attack but passes as Zava scores a goal from the halfway line. The team celebrates its victory over
Manchester United, and Sam invites everyone to his new restaurant, Ola’s. Jamie is irritated that Zava has stolen his spotlight, but Roy assures
him that he was the team’s top player before Zava arrived.
In the final episode, the AFC Richmond players. Also staff have a party at Sam’s restaurant to celebrate their winning streak.
Jamie complains about the group surrounding Zava. But Roy offers to coach him and develop him into a more skilled player than Zava.
Rebecca and Keeley reconcile with Sassy and move on from their previous romantic relationships. Meanwhile, Ted expresses his unhappiness about Michelle dating Jacob to Sassy, revealing his fears.
Finally, the episode ends with Colin and Michael sharing a kiss in the alley. Trent Crimm sees them, and this could create a media commotion,
although Colin has not publicly come out as gay. It raises awareness of LGBTQ+ representation in the Premier League and the broader football world.
In conclusion, “Ted Lasso” season 3 episode 3 reveals several surprising plot developments. It will undoubtedly impact the show’s future episodes.