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14 - @FCBayernEN have won their 14th consecutive match in all competitions, equaling their longest winning streak o… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 hours ago

6 - The six players with the most Champions League goals versus English teams: Lionel Messi - 18 Cristiano Ronaldo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 hours ago

61 - Lionel Messi has now scored at least one goal in exactly half of his appearances in the Champions League (61 g… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 hours ago

30 - Lionel Messi has scored his first-ever goal against Chelsea in nine appearances, netting with his 30th shot ag… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 hours ago

6 - Six of Willian's nine Champions League goals for Chelsea have come from outside the box (67%). Laser. https://t.co/89Px69kypt 5 hours ago

6 - Since joining Chelsea in 2013/14, Willian has scored more Champions League goals from outside the box than any… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 hours ago

61 - Bayern Munich are previously unbeaten in their last 61 competitive matches that Thomas Müller has scored in (W… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 6 hours ago

23 - Barcelona have won 23 games overall against English clubs in the Champions League; more than any other team. G… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 7 hours ago

791 - Luis Suarez has failed to score in the last 791 minutes on the pitch in the Champions League, his longest goa… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 7 hours ago

0 - Lionel Messi has faced Chelsea eight times without scoring a single goal from 29 shots; his worst record agains… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 11 Dec

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NEWS Opta historical data used by Sky Sports in MNF Special

As part of their Monday Night Football special, celebrating 20 years since arguably the greatest ever Premier League game, Sky Sports have used historical Opta data to analyse Liverpool’s dramatic 4-3 win over Newcastle United.

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NEWS OptaUS launched

We are delighted to announce the launch of OptaUS, the specialized arm of Opta dedicated to collecting, packaging, analysing and distributing live data across all major US sports.

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NEWS Opta data visualisations through Viz Libero 6.2

Vizrt, a cutting-edge broadcast graphics provider has helped bring Opta data to life with their new Viz Libero 6.2 tool, offering new ways for broadcasters to enhance the way they display detailed sports data.

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NEWS OptaJohan Quiz round-up

The second OptaJohan quiz was hosted last night (22nd March) in the Endemol MediaCentre building in Amsterdam. 19 teams from the Dutch football industry pitted their wits for the much coveted trophy including last year’s winners Voetbal International , NU Sport, Ajax Media and unibet.

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