Detailed performance information, live

Opta's live data feeds are the most detailed available, powering the biggest and best digital sports experiences worldwide.

1 - English clubs have lost only one of their last 24 meetings with Bulgarian teams but it was Liverpool (0-1 vs CSKA Sofia in 2005). Omen. 50 minutes ago

42 - Since the start of 2011-12, Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 42 goals in the CL, one more than Arsenal have in that period. Menace. 1 hours ago

6 - Arsenal have won all six of their Champions League home games played on matchday five (in the competition's current format). Clutch. 1 hours ago

2 - Sergio Aguero is only the second player to score a CL hat-trick against Bayern Munich (after Roy Makaay for Deportivo in '02). Surge. 16 hours ago

11 - Sergio Aguero has now scored 11 goals in 11 Champions League appearances since the start of last season. Hero. 16 hours ago

3 - All three of Lionel Messi's goals tonight for Barcelona have been scored with his right foot. Banter. 16 hours ago

10 - Sergio Aguero has now scored 10 goals in 11 Champions League appearances since the start of last season. Deadly. 16 hours ago

5 - Chelsea have scored five goals away from home in the Champions League for only the second time (5-0 vs Galatasaray in 1999). Romp. 16 hours ago

145 - Xavi has now made 145 appearances in the Champions League, more than any other player (Casillas - 144). Icon. 16 hours ago

34 - Lionel Messi has now scored 34 goals in his last 31 Champions League appearances. Mayhem. 17 hours ago

Live performance data

Live high definition data

Opta is the world's leading sports data supplier.  We collect more data, in more detail than anyone else.

Our data is collected live and we believe this brings more possibilities for all of our clients in all of the market sectors in which we operate.  Hugely detailed live data can enhance and illuminate broadcast coverage or power innovative online experiences on all platforms.

Our most detailed data feeds allow for cutting edge analytics to improve the understanding of sport, enabling betting companies and professional clubs to compile highly complex predictive models.

A new global standard

We collect our data using a consistent methodology.  This ensures that like for like comparsions can be made between players, leagues and competitions.  

Our mission is to create a global standard for sports data.  We use a consistent set of definitions and this ensures our database is the most accurate and most credible available anywhere on earth.

Driving the data agenda

We work closely with our customers to ensure that our data helps them to improve their coverage, across all types of media.

Over time we've ensured that our data fits seamlessly with the way they work, integrating with partner companies in the world of broadcasting, betting, media and professional sport.

This means our data finds its way to every corner of the world of sport, powering hundreds of the best experiences available anywhere.

Piero’s Heatmap effect integrates and aggregates event data to highlight the most active areas of the pitch

The Hego touchscreen can integrate detailed Opta performance data such as player touch and pass maps.

Skybet ran a successful email marketing campaign underpinned by Opta editorial content.

Opta facts provide insightful and informative reasons to bet and are presented on the Betfair homepage.

William Hill using an Opta fact as call to action in weekly emails.

A new generation of cutting edge football analysis website is possible due to Opta's data. Highly detailed performance data is the new benchmark for footbal publishers worldwide. 

The FourFourTwo StatsZone app allows users to analyse and share live stats on their iOS devices, as the game progresses.

Bantr uses Opta Match Stats on the blog

ESPN Gamecast use Live Match data from Opta

France Football magazine use Opta content for a comparison piece between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

The Guardian using Opta Chalkboards to show passes

The England bowler James Anderson uses innovative data visualisations on his official website, using Opta's detailed cricket data.

The Live Rugby Android smartphone app uses detailed Opta rugby feeds to produce an interactive analytical experience for rugby fans.

The official website of Manchester City uses data visualisation to bring the online matchday experience to life.

MLS Match Centre Chalkboard

Sky Sports Event Centre Commentary

Sport magazine use some Opta tennis data in a piece on Andy Murray.

Sky Sports used our data to create a widget comparing the current Manchester United defenders. 

The Times used Opta Graphics for a preview of Wales v England

Our editorial team's expertise can put a new spin on more traditional forms of sports data.

FourFourTwo Australia - A League Widget

Castrol's global sponsorship of football, including the European Championships and FIFA World Cup, was based on Opta data. Opta powers both the Castrol Rankings and Castrol Index.

Castrol also published their statistical content on their Castrol Football smartphone app.

Top tier cricket sponsor Investec, used detailed Opta cricket data for sponsored graphical output.

Nike used Opta data on the Take Control Homepage

Adidas used live Opta data from the UEFA Champions League for a digital match tracker website.

How BT Sport use Opta data overlaid on the big pitch in their studio.