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0 - Five of the last nine Premier League games between Southampton and West Brom have been goalless at half-time. Drab. 3 hours ago

19 - Jose Mourinho has failed to win all 19 Premier League games when two goals behind (D1 L18). Glum. https://t.co/E2kQi72k32 4 hours ago

3 – Leroy Sane has both scored and assisted in three of his last four Premier League apps for Man City. Menacing. https://t.co/lRQHe8EHYe 4 hours ago

13 - Only Wayne Rooney (15) has scored more Premier League goals as a teenager for @ManUtd than Marcus Rashford. Prodigy. 4 hours ago

4 - Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has been directly involved in 4 goals in his last 4 PL games at the Britannia (2 goals… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 4 hours ago

5 - Shinji Okazaki has scored five goals in his last nine PL games, as many as he managed in his previous 51 in the… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 hours ago

2 - Jose Mourinho has never won a @premierleague game when two goals behind. Worry. https://t.co/zICIbVvLTP 5 hours ago

2 - Man Utd have conceded two goals in the first half of a @premierleague game for the first time since October 2016. Stupefaction. 5 hours ago

11 - Since the start of 2015/16, Swansea have scored 11 own-goals in the Premier League, more than twice as many as any other side. Gaffe. 5 hours ago

9 - Aaron Mooy has had a hand in nine league goals for Huddersfield in 2017 (3 goals, 6 assists); three more than a… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 hours ago

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Fifth edition of OptaPaolo Quiz held in Milan

“Frigoriferi Milanesi” hosted the fifth edition of the #OptaPaoloQuiz on 11th October 2017. It was a record-breaking edition of the quiz, which saw 20 teams and over 80 participants battling for glory. In the end, it was Milan TV who went on to lift the trophy, following a closely fought head-to-h..

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NEWS Opta covers Wembley Cup match

Saturday (7th October 2017) saw YouTube stars competing in the annual Wembley Cup fixture held at Wembley Stadium.

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Opta partner with US Soccer to become the Federation’s official Live Match Data Provider

Opta have signed a three-year deal with US Soccer which will see them assist in the ongoing effort to place soccer at the forefront of US sport through the development of world class players, coaches and referees, and the engagement of fans in deeper more meaningful ways.

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Opta's Duncan Alexander to speak at Birkbeck Sport Business Centre

Opta’s Duncan Alexander will be speaking at the Birkbeck Sport Business Centre as part of their Public Seminar Series. The Seminar is titled Outside the Box: A Statistical Journey Through the History of Football and is centred around Duncan’s new book which looks at the history of statistics in Fo..

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