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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 FanDuel to use Opta data in their UK fantasy football game

Opta has today (27th July) signed a deal to supply data to fantasy sports operator FanDuel for their UK fantasy football game.

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NEWS Football Writing Festival Manchester 2016

Duncan Alexander, Opta’s Head of Editorial, co-creator of @OptaJoe and author of the recently published OptaJoe’s Football Yearbook will be speaking at the Manchester Football Writing Festival.

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BLOG Global Opta data collection

How we ensure Opta data is accurate, consistent and reliable

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NEWS OptaJose Quiz round-up

The 2nd of edition of the OptaJose Quiz took place last Monday (May 30th) at the Real Café Bernabéu in Madrid. 15 teams from the Spanish sports industry battled it out for first prize including Marca Web, Eurosport, MSN and Twitter.

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