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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 Appointed Official Data Partner of the DFL

Opta and Hego TracAB have been appointed as the official data collection partners for the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2.

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Posted by Opta at 13:55

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GUEST BLOG Darwinism & Football: Evolving the sport through fan intelligence

A guest blog by Sanjit Atwal (@SanjitAtwal), Co-Founder and CEO of Squawka.com (@Squawka_Sports).

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Posted by Sanjit Atwal at 09:26

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BLOG The Changing Face of Football Data

Over the past decade the world of football data has changed beyond all recognition. Once the preserve of Championship Manager obsessives and hardcore fans, data and stats have made their way firmly into the mainstream - and affect the way the game is covered, analysed and played across the world.

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Posted by Simon Banoub at 11:47

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NEWS Opta Expand Into South America

Opta's global expansion has continued with the opening of an office and data collection centre in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Posted by Opta at 12:00

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