Live, direct production assistance

Opta offers its broadcast clients a direct line to our team of experts, responding to queries and highlighting interesting stats as a match progresses.

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… 6 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. 7 hours ago

380 - Jamie Vardy has scored with his first shot on target in 380 minutes for Leicester. Lifeline. 7 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. 7 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. 8 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… 8 hours ago

385 - After 385 minutes, Kasper Schmeichel has conceded his first goal in the Champions League. Costly. 8 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. 9 hours ago

5 - Sevilla have kept more clean sheets than any other side in this season’s Champions League (5 in 6 games). Barricade. 9 hours ago

4 - Man Utd have kept four successive clean sheets in European competition for the first time since December 2013. Shutout. 10 hours ago

Stats helpdesk

A direct hotline to Opta's team of experts

Sport never stands still and the narrative is always changing.  Many of our clients are fighting against tight deadlines to construct the best possible match previews and post-match reports.

Opta offers a service in which media clients can contact the team directly, via phone, email, live-chat or our innovative Live Monitor service.  This allows them to ask questions, submit requests and have our team of experts interrogate our database on their behalf.

Commentator packs

Opta's highly skilled editorial team can create commentator packs that can help broadcasters and presentation teams drive the news agenda and provide the nuggets of information that helps to ensure that the debate continues long after the final whistle has blown.

Our expert editorial members can provide greater context to our data.

They are able to provide live statistical updates and respond immediately to in-game events.

LiveMonitor is an interactive tool designed to provide a live service for commentators and production staff.