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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.

13 - Jose Mourinho has lost 13 of his last 27 league games as a manager. His previous 13 defeats came over a span o…… 1 hours ago

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17 - Theo Walcott has fired in more shots on target than any other player in the Premier League this season. Spark 15 hours ago

4 - All four of Man Utd's heaviest PL defeats have come in October. Red. 16 hours ago

14 - Only in 2014/15 (13) have Man Utd collected fewer points after their first 9 PL games of a season than this campaign(14). Woe. 16 hours ago

4-0 - This is Mourinho’s heaviest PL defeat. Only against Barcelona in 2010 did he lose by a greater margin in all…… 16 hours ago

4 - This is only the 2nd time in a PL game that Mourinho has seen his side concede four or more goals (5-3 v Spurs in Jan 2015). Humbled. 17 hours ago

4 - Eden Hazard has now equaled his Premier League goal tally from last season. Reinvigorated. 17 hours ago

2011 - Manchester United last came back to win from 2+ goals down at HT in the Premier League in April 2011 (4-2 win West Ham). Rueful. 18 hours ago

1 - Only once in Premier League history have Chelsea lost having been two or more goals up at HT (v Norwich in September 1992). Cushion. 18 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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