2017 - For a reminder on how xG is calculated & what the metric means, we created a handy guide this summer. Remind… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 12 minutes ago

4.09 - Christian Benteke has the highest xG total of all players yet to score a Premier League goal in 2017/18 (4.0… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 13 minutes ago

46 - Manchester City's 46-point total after 16 games this season was enough to secure 8th position in the Premier L… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 15 hours ago

9 – Jose Mourinho has lost more matches in all competitions against Pep Guardiola than versus any other manager. Fo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 15 hours ago

14 - Man City's 14-game winning run is the joint-best in the English top-flight alongside Arsenal's run between Feb… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 15 hours ago

14 – Man City have won their last 14 league games in a row – the most by a team in a single English top-flight seas… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 15 hours ago

2 – Manchester United have conceded two goals at Old Trafford in the Premier League for just the second time under… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 16 hours ago

4 - Nicolás Otamendi has scored more Premier League goals this season than any other defender (4). Danger. https://t.co/aByDBO0Jhq 16 hours ago

11 – Marcus Rashford has been involved in 11 goals in 12 games in all comps at Old Trafford this season (6 goals, 5… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 16 hours ago

5 - Five of David Silva’s six Premier League goal involvements against Man Utd have come at Old Trafford (three goals, two assists). Thorn. 17 hours ago

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In the last 12 months, Opta has collected

  • 139,297

    Football goals scored

  • 79,466

    Yellow cards given

  • 5,589

    Red cards given

  • 18,827

    Wickets taken

  • 7,324

    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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