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.

Cesc Fabregas or Nemanja Matic? Antonio Conte's ultimate dilemma explained with @OptaJoe stats. twitter.com/NizaarKinsella… 1 hours ago

3 - Only Brian Clough (4) & Alex Ferguson (4) have won the League Cup on more occasions than Jose Mourinho (3). bit.ly/2l6wAPm 1 hours ago

6 - Spurs have conceded more goals in four European games at Wembley this season (6) than in 12 league games at White Hart Lane (5). Curse. 12 hours ago

1 - Victor Wanyama is the first African player to score for Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium. Hope. 13 hours ago

4 - Since the start of 2013-14, Harry Kane has scored 4 own goals in all competitions - twice as many as any other Spurs player. Misguided. 14 hours ago

12 - Christian Eriksen has scored his first goal in 12 games in all competitions for Spurs. Leveller. 14 hours ago

5 - Prior to Leicester, the last reigning top-flight champion to lose five league games in a row were Chelsea in March 1956. Sacked. 14 hours ago

7 – Tottenham have been eliminated from 7 of their last 8 European knockout ties (excl. qualifiers) when losing the first leg. Grind. 15 hours ago

100 - @WayneRooney has scored 100 PL goals at Old Trafford - only Thierry Henry has scored more at a single ground… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 16 hours ago

Angel Di Maria & Leroy Sane lead @ChampionsLeague Team of the last 16: goal.com/en/news/1716/c… https://t.co/eL4FSsXh0Y 20 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.