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2 - Marko Arnautovic is only the 2nd player to be sent off twice against Southampton in the Premier League, alongside @SolManOfficial. Red. 7 minutes ago

1 - Manolo Gabbiadini's strike ended Southampton's run of nine hours & 15 minutes without a Premier League goal at… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 31 minutes ago

0:52 - Shinji Okazaki is the first player to score inside the opening minute of a Premier League match in 2017-18 (… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 43 minutes ago

5 - Christian Benteke has scored more league goals at Anfield as a visiting player (5) than he did as a Liverpool p… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 53 minutes ago

1907-08 - Manchester United have scored 4+ goals in their opening two league games of a season for the first time i… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 1 hours ago

78 - There were just 78 seconds between Romelu Lukaku & Paul Pogba's goals for @ManUtd in this match. Quickfire. https://t.co/atWO3XfF4X 1 hours ago

5 - Romelu Lukaku is the 5th player to score in his first two PL apps for Man Utd (after Ibrahimovic, Martial, Mach… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 1 hours ago

1 - Eric Bailly has netted his first-ever league goal in his 67th top-flight appearance (La Liga & Premier League c… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 2 hours ago

6 - Swansea are unbeaten in their last six PL matches (W4 D2 L0) – their longest unbeaten run in the competition si… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 3 hours ago

12 - Manchester United have kept more clean sheets in 2017 than any other Premier League team (12). Organised. https://t.co/TxitZQT1tc 4 hours ago

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NEWS Football Writing Festival Manchester 2016

Duncan Alexander, Opta’s Head of Editorial, co-creator of @OptaJoe and author of the recently published OptaJoe’s Football Yearbook will be speaking at the Manchester Football Writing Festival.

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BLOG Global Opta data collection

How we ensure Opta data is accurate, consistent and reliable

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NEWS OptaJose Quiz round-up

The 2nd of edition of the OptaJose Quiz took place last Monday (May 30th) at the Real Café Bernabéu in Madrid. 15 teams from the Spanish sports industry battled it out for first prize including Marca Web, Eurosport, MSN and Twitter.

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NEWS OptaJean Quiz round-up

The 6th edition of the OptaJean Quiz was hosted on Wednesday night (May 25th) in the Workshop bar in Paris. 19 teams from the French sports industry battled it out for the top prize including last year's winners France Football, L'Equipe.fr, Canal + and beIN Sports.

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