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23 - Barcelona have won 23 games overall against English clubs in the Champions League; more than any other team. G… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 1 hours ago

791 - Luis Suarez has failed to score in the last 791 minutes on the pitch in the Champions League, his longest goa… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 1 hours ago

0 - Lionel Messi has faced Chelsea eight times without scoring a single goal from 29 shots; his worst record agains… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 11 Dec

11 - Barcelona finished top of their group for the 11th consecutive season, the longest run in the history of the… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 4 hours ago

221 - Idrissa Gueye has made 221 tackles in the Premier League since his Everton debut in August 2016; 13 more than… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 2 hours ago

3 - Tonight was only the third time Manchester City have failed to score in a match this season, with lower league… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 22 hours ago

3 - @LaticsOfficial have now won each of their last three FA Cup meetings with Manchester City, also beating them i… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 22 hours ago

7 - Will Grigg has scored more #FACup goals than any other player in the competition this season. Stunned. 22 hours ago

2 - Fabian Delph's sending off was only the second red card of his career in English football, with his other comin… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 23 hours ago

16 - Since his debut in the competition in January 2012, Sergio Aguero has scored more #FACup goals than any other… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 19 Feb

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BLOG Opta's Event Definitions

Opta have a long-established a consistent list of 'Event Definitions' in football that are adhered to across all data collection centres.

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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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