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306 - The 2017/18 Champions League group stage saw a total of 306 goals scored; the most in a group stage campaign… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 6 Dec

4 - This is the first time since 2006-07 that four English sides have finished first in their respective groups in… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 6 Dec

5 - England are the first nation to have five different teams qualify for the Last 16 of the Champions League (since 2003-04). Party. 6 Dec

2017 - For a reminder on how xG is calculated & what the metric means, we created a handy guide this summer. Remind… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 1 hours ago

4.09 - Christian Benteke has the highest xG total of all players yet to score a Premier League goal in 2017/18 (4.0… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 1 hours ago

46 - Manchester City's 46-point total after 16 games this season was enough to secure 8th position in the Premier L… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 16 hours ago

9 – Jose Mourinho has lost more matches in all competitions against Pep Guardiola than versus any other manager. Fo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 16 hours ago

14 - Man City's 14-game winning run is the joint-best in the English top-flight alongside Arsenal's run between Feb… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 16 hours ago

14 – Man City have won their last 14 league games in a row – the most by a team in a single English top-flight seas… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 16 hours ago

2 – Manchester United have conceded two goals at Old Trafford in the Premier League for just the second time under… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 17 hours ago

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BLOG The evolution of OptaPro

Professional clubs crave greater statistical insight in order to gain that crucial improvement in performance. Since 2012, OptaPro has been meeting that demand.

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NEWS OptaPaolo Quiz Round-Up

Wednesday night (12th October) saw the 4th edition of the OptaPaolo Quiz held at the prestigious San Siro stadium in Milan. 17 teams attended the event including members from AC Milan, Inter Milan, Serie A and publications Mondosportivo, La GazettaDelloSport and Eurosport.

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NEWS Perform Group renews Football DataCo partnership

Football DataCo, the business that manages and commercialises the official match data for the Premier League, EFL and Scottish Professional Football League, has announced that it has renewed its exclusive deal with Perform Group, the leading digital sports content and media group until 2018/19.

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NEWS USL teams up with Opta

United Soccer League (USL) – the largest professional soccer organization under Major League Soccer (MLS) in North America with 29 teams across 21 states and three Canadian provinces – has agreed to a three-year partnership with Opta, becoming the league’s Official Data Partner, providing the team..

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