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6 - @arekmilik9 has now scored with each of his last six shots on target for @AFCAjax in all competitions. Killer. 4 hours ago

3 - @AFCAjax have conceded three goals in a European home match for the first time since February 20, 2014, vs Red Bull Salzburg. Familiar. 4 hours ago

3 - SK Rapid Wien managed to score with all three of their shots on target vs Ajax. Efficient. 3 hours ago

13 - Only 4 players in PL history have scored more goals as a substitute than Edin Dzeko (Defoe 22, Kanu/Solskjaer 17, Hernandez 14). Impact 7 hours ago

5 - In each of the past five PL seasons, the eventual title winners have started their season in the Monday night game. Pointer. 7 hours ago

13 - Max Gradel has scored more goals than any other player in Ligue 1 in 2015. Cherry. 12 hours ago

37.8% - Ángel Di María beat his opponent with just 37.8% of dribbles in the PL last season, below the league average of 49.1%. Predictable. 3 Aug

1 - N'Golo Kanté both attempted (178) and won possession with (146) the most tackles in Ligue 1 in 2014/15. Solid. (via @OptaJean) 3 Aug

21 - Roberto Soldado has scored one goal for every 21 shots attempted in the Premier League (excl. penalties) since joining Spurs. Return. 3 Aug

5 - Chelsea have lost five of their last six Community Shield matches. Blue. 2 Aug

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NEWS Exclusive discussions to retain Opta's official partnership with Football DataCo

Football DataCo and Perform Group have reached a "standstill agreement” to renew Opta’s Official Data Partnership.

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Posted by Opta at 12:18


BLOG Root and Smith: the key men evaluated

Phil Oliver uses Opta data to assess the strengths and weaknesses of Joe Root and Steve Smith.

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Posted by Opta at 11:37


NEWS Opta at the Football and Data: The Future of Football Analytics event

Duncan Alexander will be representing Opta at a Football and Data event in London on Thursday 25th June

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Posted by opta at 11:30


NEWS Women’s World Cup 2015

The Women's World Cup 2015 will be covered in full detail by Opta.

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Posted by opta at 10:18