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1907-08 - Manchester United have scored 4+ goals in their opening two league games of a season for the first time i… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 20 minutes ago

78 - There were just 78 seconds between Romelu Lukaku & Paul Pogba's goals for @ManUtd in this match. Quickfire. https://t.co/atWO3XfF4X 34 minutes ago

5 - Romelu Lukaku is the 5th player to score in his first two PL apps for Man Utd (after Ibrahimovic, Martial, Mach… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 36 minutes ago

1 - Eric Bailly has netted his first-ever league goal in his 67th top-flight appearance (La Liga & Premier League c… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 1 hours ago

6 - Swansea are unbeaten in their last six PL matches (W4 D2 L0) – their longest unbeaten run in the competition si… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 2 hours ago

12 - Manchester United have kept more clean sheets in 2017 than any other Premier League team (12). Organised. https://t.co/TxitZQT1tc 3 hours ago

2018 - Davinson Sanchez was the only player in the Eredivisie last season to play more than 2000 successful passes… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 20 hours ago

Opta's #BigMatchPreview is back, looking to @SpursOfficial's Wembley league debut vs. @ChelseaFC. Derby. youtube.com/watch?v=f6O3cb… 21 hours ago

4 - Played in the @premierleague for both @CPFC & @LFC - @StanCollymore Martin Kelly, Sakho & Benteke. Answer #OptaQuiz 18 Aug

4 - Name the four players to play in the @premierleague for both @CPFC & @LFC Quiz #OptaQuiz 18 Aug

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BLOG A Line In The Sand

After the recent @OptaJoe Pub Quiz, a high profile European football journalist complained to us about media coverage in the UK in that so many stats, facts and records pertained only to the Premier League.

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NEWS IG Markets Announces Opta Powered Pro Cycling Index

Opta have worked with IG Markets to develop a new rankings system for professional cycling - the IG Markets Pro Cycling Index.

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BLOG A Ball Possessed

An archived overview of Opta's possession methodology.

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BLOG God Assist Me

Nothing seems to raise the hackles of football fans more than the assist. Here, Director of Content Rob Bateman explains the Opta approach.

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Posted by Rob Bateman at 09:57

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