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.

0 - This is the 1st time that @ManUtd haven't conceded a single shot on target in two successive @premierleague gam… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 3 hours ago

3 - N'Golo Kante is only the 3rd @ChelseaFC player to win the PFA Players' Player of the Year award, after John Ter… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 3 hours ago

5 - Five of the last six players to have won the PFA Young Player of the Year award have played for @SpursOfficialtwitter.com/i/web/status/8… 4 hours ago

500 - Lionel Messi has scored his 500th goal for Barcelona in all competitions. Stellar. https://t.co/Jx3kUl1CQ9 16 hours ago

1 - Lionel #Messi is now the all-time top-scorer in #ElClasico in La Liga (15), surpassing Alfredo Di Stefano (14).… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 17 hours ago

100 - Gareth Bale will be the 3rd British player to make 100 appearances in La Liga (David Beckham 116 y Gary Linek… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 19 hours ago

1 – Sam Allardyce has won his first Premier League match at Anfield as a manager, in what was his 14th attempt. Overdue. 19 hours ago

1 - Crystal Palace are the first team to win on three consecutive Premier League trips to Anfield since Chelsea in… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 19 hours ago

5 - Christian Benteke has scored more PL goals at Anfield as a visiting player (5), than he did as a Liverpool player (4). Mindset. 19 hours ago

5 - Christian Benteke has scored more Premier League goals at Anfield as an opposition player than at any other away venue (5). Form. 20 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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