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18 - West Ham have conceded the most penalties in the Premier League over the course of the last three seasons. Clumsy. 1 hours ago

50 - Burnley have blocked 50 opposition shots this season. The average for the 19 other teams is 16 blocks. Barrier. 3 hours ago

43% - Burnley have the highest proportion of shots from headers in the Premier League this season. Nod. 3 hours ago

9 - In the last three seasons, Jamie Vardy has won nine PL penalties - four more than the next highest figure earned by a player. Tumble. 18 Sep

13 - Mohamed Salah has fired in more shots on target than any other player in the Premier League this season. Settled. 18 Sep

32 - @HKane has had more shots than Swansea City (30) this season - both have scored just twice. White. 18 Sep

68 - Chelsea have committed more fouls than any other team in the Premier League this season. Naughty. 18 Sep

105 - Jose Mourinho is unbeaten as a manager in every home league game his sides have played on a Sunday (W81 D24 L… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 18 Sep

1 - Vincent Janssen has scored with his first shot on target in the Turkish Süper Lig. Lethal. https://t.co/L7ZUbZsGUF 17 Sep

3 - Anthony Martial has scored 3 goals in his last 5 Premier League games, as many as in his previous 19. Revival. https://t.co/4YdOvisSfC 17 Sep

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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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NEWS Mark Segal to deliver talk at Sport and Data Conference

Perform Content's product owner for Data, Mark Segal, is to speak at an event this Thursday (12th November) on the increasing role data and technology play in sport.

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