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3 - Jurgen Klopp has lost more Premier League games against @SwansOfficial than he has vs any other side in the competition. Clipped. 17 hours ago

2 - Two of the last three occasions the team starting the day bottom of the Premier League table has beaten a team… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 17 hours ago

1 - Alfie Mawson's goal came from Swansea's only shot on target and second shot of any kind in the first half. Steal. 18 hours ago

6 - Swansea have scored fewer home goals than any other @premierleague side this season (6), while Liverpool have s… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 20 hours ago

37 - Since making his Premier League debut for @ManCity in September 2015, Kevin De Bruyne has provided more assist… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 21 hours ago

9 - Only Paul Pogba (9) has more Premier League assists for Man Utd than Henrikh Mkhitaryan this season, despite th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 21 hours ago

60 - Since Alexis Sanchez joined Arsenal in 2014, only Harry Kane (96), Sergio Aguero (86) and Romelu Lukaku (64) h… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 21 hours ago

7 - Harry Kane scored seven goals in his six England games in 2017; as many as all the other England players combin… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 22 hours ago

2 - Luis Suarez is the second-fastest player to score 100 La Liga goals in the 21st century (114 apps), after Crist… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 22 hours ago

9 - Check out the best facts from the PL this weekend on our latest Instagram Story. Visual. instagram.com/optajoe/ 23 hours ago

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Opta to work with LaLiga as part of Perform data partnership

In a deal designed to broaden the availability of data from one of the world’s highest profile football leagues, LaLiga and Perform Group today announced the creation of the LaLiga Official Data Centre.

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Opta partner with Sixty to help fuel their Ease Live TV solution

Opta have partnered with sports broadcast specialists Sixty to help optimise user experiences through combining relevant detailed data with sports video for Sixty’s Ease Live TV solution. As part of the agreement Opta’s comprehensive data will be combined with Sixty’s clickable graphic technology,..

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Opta’s Expected Goals Makes its Way Into Mainstream Media

Now the 2017/18 season is underway, more examples can be seen of the media using expected goals to inject a greater level of insight into their articles. Below illustrate some of the ways expected goals have been used in recent football coverage.

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Advanced metrics: Expected Goals

As part of Opta’s commitment to offering greater detail to sports fans across the world, we have been working on some advanced metrics that help explain the game in more detail.

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