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4y 315d – There was just four years and 315 days between Jamie Vardy's last non-league goal and his Champions Leagu… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 5 hours ago

34 - There have been 34 goals scored in the Last 16 1st leg this season, a joint-high in a single CL knockout stage Matchday. Deluge. 6 hours ago

380 - Jamie Vardy has scored with his first shot on target in 380 minutes for Leicester. Lifeline. 6 hours ago

7 - Stevan Jovetic has been involved in seven goals in his eight games for Sevilla in all comps (3 goals, 4 assists). Reborn. 6 hours ago

26 - Samir Nasri has completed 26 passes in the opposition half so far, one fewer than all Leicester City players combined (27). Show. 7 hours ago

10 - Jamie Vardy has made just 10 touches in the first-half for Leicester, with just one of them coming in the oppo… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 7 hours ago

385 - After 385 minutes, Kasper Schmeichel has conceded his first goal in the Champions League. Costly. 7 hours ago

3 - Sevilla have lost 3 of their 4 CL games against English opposition (W1), their only win coming against Arsenal at home in Nov '07. Hope. 8 hours ago

5 - Sevilla have kept more clean sheets than any other side in this season’s Champions League (5 in 6 games). Barricade. 8 hours ago

4 - Man Utd have kept four successive clean sheets in European competition for the first time since December 2013. Shutout. 9 hours ago

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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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NEWS OptaJean Quiz round-up

The 6th edition of the OptaJean Quiz was hosted on Wednesday night (May 25th) in the Workshop bar in Paris. 19 teams from the French sports industry battled it out for the top prize including last year's winners France Football, L'Equipe.fr, Canal + and beIN Sports.

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NEWS World Soccer Congress Shanghai 2016

Opta representatives, including Marketing Manager Simon Farrant, are attending the World Soccer Congress in China at the Pullman Shanghai Tower today.

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