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108 - Sergio Aguero averages a goal every 108 minutes in the PL; the best mins/goal ratio of any player to have sco… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 1 hours ago

55 - No player has created as many chances from open play in the big five European Leagues this season as Alexis Sa… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 3 hours ago

4 – Sunderland have had fewer goalscorers in league competition this season than any other team in Europe’s big five divisions. Light. 22 hours ago

3 - Odion Ighalo has scored just three goals in his last 35 Premier League games, after 13 in his first 19 for Watford. Drop. 22 hours ago

896 - Memphis Depay has failed to score or assist a goal in his last 896 minutes in the PL. Desert. 19 Jan

136 – Gabriel Jesus scored or assisted a league goal every 136 mins for Palmeiras last term as they won the Brazilian top-flight title. Key. 19 Jan

6 - Liverpool have kept six clean sheets in their last nine FA Cup games. Sturdy. 18 Jan

1 - Southampton have scored exactly one goal in each of their last seven home games in all competitions. Singular. 18 Jan

0 - Norwich City failed to direct a single shot on target in a game in any competition for the first time since March (v Man City). Caged. 18 Jan

12 - Divock Origi is the first Liverpool player to miss a penalty (in all comps) in 12 attempts, since S Gerrard v QPR in May 2015. Fluffed. 18 Jan

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NEWS ‘Long Ball United’: Opta contributes to the Guardian

Following Louis van Gaal's recent press conference, the Guardian asked us to write an article regarding data and its application in football.

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NEWS OptaPro Analytics Forum underway

The second OptaPro Analytics Forum kicked off this morning at Birkbeck University.

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NEWS Opta Twitter family passes one million followers in total

Over the weekend, the Opta Twitter family passed one million total organic followers across all of our accounts.

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NEWS New Indonesian Twitter Account Launched

@OptaJaya has become the 19th and latest member of the Opta Twitter family.

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