The world's leading sports data provider

Our mission is to create a global standard for live sports data. We believe that Opta data enhances and illuminates every area of sport, from live broadcasts and online coverage to professional performance analysis.

1 - #POL have reached European Championship Quarter Finals for the first time in their history. Adventure. #SUIPOL 53 minutes ago

0 - #NIR have won none of their last eight games against #WAL (D4 L4), last winning in May 1980. Rut. 57 minutes ago

52:53 - Poland's last shot on target came after 52 minutes and 53 seconds. Limited. 1 hours ago

0 - #SUI's only penalty shootout at World Cup/Euros ended in defeat to #UKR in 2006, losing 3-0. Ominous. 1 hours ago

39 - There were 39 shots after 90 minutes in #SUIPOL, five more than any other match at #Euro2016. Flurry. 1 hours ago

4 - Xherdan Shaqiri has scored four times at major tournaments for #SUI, only behind Josef Hügi (6). Specialist. 1 hours ago

1 - Xherdan Shaqiri scored his first goal in a major tournament since his hat-trick v Honduras exactly two years ago in 2014. Favourite. 1 hours ago

22 - There have been 22 shots attempted in the first half of #SUIPOL, highest tally at the Euros since 2004. Show. 2 hours ago

2 - Jakub Blaszczykowski is the first #POL player to score in consecutive games at a major tournament since Zbigniew Boniek in 1982. Run. 2 hours ago

5 - Jakub Blaszczykowski has been directly involved in five of Poland’s six goals in EURO history (3 goals, 2 assists). Inspired. 3 hours ago

About Opta

High definition live sports data

Part of Perform Content, a division of Perform Group, Opta is the world's leading live, detailed sports data provider.

We collect, package, analyse and distribute more live data, in more detail, than anyone else.

The level of detail we collect brings an added dimension to the world of sport.  It allows for more innovative broadcast coverage, more engaging online and print reporting and more intelligent professional analysis.

More live data than anyone else

This high definition data is collected and analysed live by Opta.  It is databased and supplied within seconds of the action happening on the pitch.  This means it can be used to create an ongoing narrative as the drama unfolds.  

As the live data goes into our databases, it adds to the most comprehensive archive of sports data on the planet.

Our skilled editorial teams across the world use this archive to create a level of content that is unmatched in its authenticity and credibility.  The biggest and best brands in the world of sport rely on it to power their coverage across a range of platforms.

800 customers, 40 countries, one global standard

Opta is built on a consistent and reliable approach across our global data collection operation.  All of our data is collected to the same standard, using the same software and to the same definitions.

Our customers, and sports fans across the world can be confident in Opta data.  Players and teams are compared using the same global standard, and it is this passion for consistency that has ensured that Opta has become the byword for credibility in the world of sports data.

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