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0 - Bournemouth have yet to register a home Premier League win against a side from London (D1 L4). Struggle. 25 minutes ago

1 - Saido Berahino has scored only one goal & has no assists in his last 28 Premier League appearances for WBA (150…… 20 hours ago

24 - Christian Eriksen has had more shots without scoring in the Premier League this season than any other player (…… 22 hours ago

16 - Manchester United have lost more @premierleague fixtures against @ChelseaFC than any other side (16). Preview.… 21 Oct

? - How many of the goalscorers can you name (excl. OGs) from the previous PL games between Chelsea & Man Utd? Quiz.… 21 Oct

1 - Robin Van Persie has scored his first goal at Old Trafford since February 2015. Ovation. 20 Oct

1 - Jesse Lingard has scored and assisted in a single game for the first time in his Man Utd career. Variety. 20 Oct

2 - Paul Pogba has scored two or more goals in a game for the first time since November 2014 (v Lazio). Brace. 20 Oct

2 - Man Utd haven't had two different goalscorers from the penalty spot since January 2012 (Chicharito and Berbatov v Stoke). Peas. 20 Oct

2 - There was just two minutes and 55 seconds between Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial's penalties. Reward. 20 Oct

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BLOG The evolution of OptaPro

Professional clubs crave greater statistical insight in order to gain that crucial improvement in performance. Since 2012, OptaPro has been meeting that demand.

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NEWS OptaPaolo Quiz Round-Up

Wednesday night (12th October) saw the 4th edition of the OptaPaolo Quiz held at the prestigious San Siro stadium in Milan. 17 teams attended the event including members from AC Milan, Inter Milan, Serie A and publications Mondosportivo, La GazettaDelloSport and Eurosport.

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NEWS Perform Group renews Football DataCo partnership

Football DataCo, the business that manages and commercialises the official match data for the Premier League, EFL and Scottish Professional Football League, has announced that it has renewed its exclusive deal with Perform Group, the leading digital sports content and media group until 2018/19.

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NEWS USL teams up with Opta

United Soccer League (USL) – the largest professional soccer organization under Major League Soccer (MLS) in North America with 29 teams across 21 states and three Canadian provinces – has agreed to a three-year partnership with Opta, becoming the league’s Official Data Partner, providing the team..

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