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15 - Diego Costa's 19 @premierleague goals this season have been worth 15 points - more than any other player in th… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 15 hours ago

4 - Southampton have conceded four goals in a Premier League away game for the first time since April 2014 (1-4 vs Man City). Ripped. 17 hours ago

103 - Cesc Fabregas is now outright 2nd for most Premier League assists, one ahead of Lampard (102), but behind Giggs (162). Catering. 17 hours ago

50 – Diego Costa has scored his 50th PL goal in his 85th game, one game faster than it took Luis Suarez to reach the milestone. Star. 17 hours ago

26 - Only John Terry (40) has scored more @premierleague goals excluding penalties than Gary Cahill among defenders… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 17 hours ago

507 - Oriol Romeu has scored his first Premier League goal since 5th December 2015 (vs Aston Villa) - 507 days ago. Response. 18 hours ago

15 – Eden Hazard has scored 15 Premier League goals this season, his best return in a campaign in the competition. Fame. 18 hours ago

10 - Only Romelu Lukaku (16) and Harry Kane (15) have scored more PL home goals than Eden Hazard this season. Comma… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 19 hours ago

7 - Since Southampton's return to the PL in 2012, only Liverpool (8) have scored more away league goals v Chelsea than Saints. Threat. 19 hours ago

Expected goal leaderboards – a roundup from the Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga, Ligue 1 and Serie A.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 25 Apr

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BLOG The Future of Sports Data: ‘It’s about telling better stories’

This is the sixth instalment of a series of blog written for Opta, this time by Mike Dale, former Sports Journalist at the Press Association. This monthly series is designed to provide further information on our thoughts on what the future of sports data might be.

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NEWS The Opta-powered Audi Player Index Pickup Match

On Tuesday (2nd August) Opta powered the Audi Player Index Pickup Match, which took place at Chelsea Piers Golf Club in New York City.

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NEWS Opta supports #HackMCFC event

Last weekend (29th - 31st July) saw Manchester City become the first football club to run a football analytics hackathon with the aim of creating new insights using both Opta and TRACAB data.

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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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