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.

38 - Only Jermain Defoe (43) was caught offside more often than Bafétimbi Gomis in the PL last season. Adjudged. https://t.co/v8nNb6OfQf 18 hours ago

102 - No other French current player has scored more goals in Ligue 1 than Bafétimbi Gomis (102). Olympic. https://t.co/peOlTfwrtn 19 hours ago

108 – Sergio Aguero has the best mins/goal ratio in PL history (10+ goals), averaging one every 108 mins. Machine. https://t.co/8SrbrTPCHa 20 hours ago

335 - No outfield player has played more @premierleague games without scoring a goal than Kenny Cunningham. Shy. https://t.co/8OY4ozt25B 21 hours ago

4 - West Ham are without victory in their last four Europa League qualifying games (D1 L3), losing their last three away trips. Dreary. 28 Jul

15 - Mark Noble has scored 15 of his last 16 penalties for West Ham. Composed. 28 Jul

4 - Sofiane Feghouli scored 4 goals in 10 European games last season for Valencia (Champions League/Europa League - inc. qualifying). Iron. 28 Jul

3 - NK Domzale have won three of their four qualifying games so far this season (D1), with victories in both of the home legs. Undefeated. 28 Jul

14 - Edwin van der Sar kept a Premier League record 14 consecutive clean sheets between Nov 2008 and Feb 2009. Surf. https://t.co/tRxDQ7OEb1 28 Jul

16 - Robin van Persie has scored 10+ league goals in each of his last six seasons, including 16 in 2015/16 for Fenerbahce. Wanted. 28 Jul

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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