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1 - Burton are the first side from a lower divison to score against Man Utd at Old Trafford since Crystal Palace in Nov 2011. Consolation. 13 hours ago

90 - This is the first time Jack Wilshere has completed 90 minutes in a match for Arsenal since September 23 2014 (vs Southampton). Back. 13 hours ago

1 - Michy Batshuayi is the first Chelsea player to score a League Cup hat-trick since Frank Lampard against Leicest… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 13 hours ago

17y 6d - Ethan Ampadu is the youngest player to make an appearance for Chelsea since Michael Woods in Jan 2007 (also v Nottm Forest). Youth. 14 hours ago

3 - Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been directly involved in all three of Everton's domestic goals this season, with 1 goal and 2 assists. Busy. 14 hours ago

1 - Charly Musonda has scored his first Chelsea goal in his third appearance and first start for the club. Arrival. 14 hours ago

4 - Marcus Rashford has now scored four braces for Man Utd, with each one coming in a different competition. Range. https://t.co/zkOdAPoHCw 15 hours ago

30 - Only Zlatan Ibrahimovic (37) has been directly involved in more @ManUtd goals than Marcus Rashford (30) since his debut. Starlet. 15 hours ago

3 - Jose Mourinho has only fallen at this stage of the #EFLCup in 1 of his previous 7 seasons; a shootout defeat v… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 15 hours ago

493 - Jack Wilshere is set to make his first start for Arsenal since May 15th 2016 vs Aston Villa - 493 days ago. P… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 16 hours ago

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NEWS Opta to Speak at Birkbeck, University of London

Representatives of Opta will be doing a guest lecture at Birkbeck entitled "Demonstrating the Power of Data Analysis in Sport: The Case of Opta".

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NEWS Opta to Speak at Connected Sport Conference

Opta CEO Aidan Cooney will be speaking at the forthcoming Connected Sport event in Paris. The event on the 16th May brings together some of the leading experts in sport and new media to discuss the latest issues affecting the industry.

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Posted by Opta at 16:54

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BLOG Product Development Update: Creating Basic Opta Trends

In the second post of the series, Nathan Gregson, Opta’s Betting Product Manager, walks readers through the product building a simple trend step-by-step.

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Posted by Nathan Gregson at 09:38

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NEWS Three in the Running for Gatorade Game Changer

Three stunning performances from Aviva Premiership Rugby players have earned them a place on the shortlist for the Gatorade Game Changer of the Season trophy at this year's Aviva Premiership Awards.

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Posted by Opta at 13:34

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