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4y 315d – There was just four years and 315 days between Jamie Vardy's last non-league goal and his Champions Leagu… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 5 hours ago

34 - There have been 34 goals scored in the Last 16 1st leg this season, a joint-high in a single CL knockout stage Matchday. Deluge. 6 hours ago

380 - Jamie Vardy has scored with his first shot on target in 380 minutes for Leicester. Lifeline. 6 hours ago

7 - Stevan Jovetic has been involved in seven goals in his eight games for Sevilla in all comps (3 goals, 4 assists). Reborn. 6 hours ago

26 - Samir Nasri has completed 26 passes in the opposition half so far, one fewer than all Leicester City players combined (27). Show. 7 hours ago

10 - Jamie Vardy has made just 10 touches in the first-half for Leicester, with just one of them coming in the oppo… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 7 hours ago

385 - After 385 minutes, Kasper Schmeichel has conceded his first goal in the Champions League. Costly. 7 hours ago

3 - Sevilla have lost 3 of their 4 CL games against English opposition (W1), their only win coming against Arsenal at home in Nov '07. Hope. 8 hours ago

5 - Sevilla have kept more clean sheets than any other side in this season’s Champions League (5 in 6 games). Barricade. 8 hours ago

4 - Man Utd have kept four successive clean sheets in European competition for the first time since December 2013. Shutout. 9 hours ago

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NEWS MLS celebrate 20 years of the MLS Cup in infographics

To celebrate 20 years since the start of the MLS Cup, MLS have posted a number of infographics powered by Opta data in a joint project which covers each of the competitions’ finals down the years.

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BLOG Opta's role in cutting-edge football broadcasting

How is Opta data used by leading broadcasters ?

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NEWS 7th OptaJoe Quiz Round-Up & Questions

A round-up of the seventh OptaJoe Quiz.

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NEWS David Wall presents Expected Goals model on Canal Plus

In (what we believe is) a TV first, David Wall, Perform’s Managing Editor for Data Editorial and mastermind behind @OptaJean, used his regular appearance on Canal Plus’ Dataroom TV programme to present Opta’s ‘Expected Goals’ model.

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