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.

6 - Middlesbrough have conceded more than once in a Championship game for just the sixth time this season. Wobble. 2 hours ago

2 - Jordan Rhodes has scored and assisted in the same league game for the first time since April 2015 (v Huddersfield). Nod. 2 hours ago

1 - Middlesbrough have won just one of their last 15 away league games at Birmingham, losing nine (D5). Blues. 4 hours ago

12 - Stoke’s last three Premier League games have seen them concede 12 goals and score just once. Demobbed. 9 hours ago

1 - Crystal Palace have won six competitive matches in 2016, but five of these have come in the FA Cup and only one in the PL. Distracted. 9 hours ago

10 - Ross Barkley hasn’t scored or assisted a single goal in any of his last 10 Premier League appearances for Everton. Overdrawn. 9 hours ago

4 - Four of the last five teams to lose 1-0 away in UEFA Cup/EL semi-final have progressed, the exception being Liverpool in 2010. Problem. 28 Apr

3 - Liverpool have progressed from 3 of their previous 5 semi-finals in European competition after losing the first leg away from home. Hope 28 Apr

1 - Jurgen Klopp has lost his first European tie in charge of Liverpool (W5 D5). Setback. 28 Apr

3 - All three of Jordon Ibe's goals for Liverpool this season have come in cup competition (two League Cup, one Europa League). Impact? 28 Apr

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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