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14 - @FCBayernEN have won their 14th consecutive match in all competitions, equaling their longest winning streak o… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 hours ago

6 - The six players with the most Champions League goals versus English teams: Lionel Messi - 18 Cristiano Ronaldo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 hours ago

61 - Lionel Messi has now scored at least one goal in exactly half of his appearances in the Champions League (61 g… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 hours ago

30 - Lionel Messi has scored his first-ever goal against Chelsea in nine appearances, netting with his 30th shot ag… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 hours ago

6 - Six of Willian's nine Champions League goals for Chelsea have come from outside the box (67%). Laser. https://t.co/89Px69kypt 5 hours ago

6 - Since joining Chelsea in 2013/14, Willian has scored more Champions League goals from outside the box than any… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 hours ago

61 - Bayern Munich are previously unbeaten in their last 61 competitive matches that Thomas Müller has scored in (W… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 6 hours ago

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… 7 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… 7 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

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NEWS Opta represented at The Human Layer event

Simon Farrant took his place on a panel of experts at The Human Layer event in London

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NEWS ‘Long Ball United’: Opta contributes to the Guardian

Following Louis van Gaal's recent press conference, the Guardian asked us to write an article regarding data and its application in football.

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NEWS OptaPro Analytics Forum underway

The second OptaPro Analytics Forum kicked off this morning at Birkbeck University.

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NEWS Opta Twitter family passes one million followers in total

Over the weekend, the Opta Twitter family passed one million total organic followers across all of our accounts.

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