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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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Fifth edition of OptaPaolo Quiz held in Milan

“Frigoriferi Milanesi” hosted the fifth edition of the #OptaPaoloQuiz on 11th October 2017. It was a record-breaking edition of the quiz, which saw 20 teams and over 80 participants battling for glory. In the end, it was Milan TV who went on to lift the trophy, following a closely fought head-to-h..

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NEWS Opta covers Wembley Cup match

Saturday (7th October 2017) saw YouTube stars competing in the annual Wembley Cup fixture held at Wembley Stadium.

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Opta partner with US Soccer to become the Federation’s official Live Match Data Provider

Opta have signed a three-year deal with US Soccer which will see them assist in the ongoing effort to place soccer at the forefront of US sport through the development of world class players, coaches and referees, and the engagement of fans in deeper more meaningful ways.

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Opta's Duncan Alexander to speak at Birkbeck Sport Business Centre

Opta’s Duncan Alexander will be speaking at the Birkbeck Sport Business Centre as part of their Public Seminar Series. The Seminar is titled Outside the Box: A Statistical Journey Through the History of Football and is centred around Duncan’s new book which looks at the history of statistics in Fo..

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