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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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Opta's historical data used by Sky Sports in World Cup special

As part of their Monday Night Football special, celebrating 50 years since England’s World Cup victory, Sky Sports have used historical Opta data to analyse England’s victory over West Germany in more detail than ever before.

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BLOG Opta's unique historical Euros database

We now know who plays who at next summer’s Euro 2016. Analysing data from previous tournaments provides a unique, authoritative context and interactive opportunities for media, brands and sponsors as we build up to France.

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Posted by Frank Malley at 14:51

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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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