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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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NEWS 'Storytelling with Data'

Duncan Alexander, Opta’s Head of Editorial and co-creator of @OptaJoe will be speaking at the Storytelling with Data event in London on 27th September.

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Posted by Sam McIlwaine at 13:20

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NEWS Big Data Expo 2016

Michiel Jongsma, Dutch and International football Data Editor at Opta, will be speaking at the Big Data Expo held from 21st-22nd September in Utrecht, Netherlands.

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Posted by Sam McIlwaine at 13:27

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NEWS Opta partners with Reality Check Systems for revolutionary new live sports streaming service DAZN

Opta, the world's leading provider of live, detailed sports data, has again partnered with Reality Check Systems (RCS) to produce innovative and compelling graphics that are being shown on revolutionary new live sports streaming service, DAZN.

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Posted by Sam McIlwaine at 11:03

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EVENT Football Writing Festival Manchester 2016

Opta’s Head of Editorial and co-creator of @OptaJoe, Duncan Alexander, will be speaking on a panel discussion at the Manchester Football Writing Festival on Wednesday 7th September.

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Posted by Edwin White at 15:13

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