Powering apps for smartphones & tablets

The second screen experience is an essential tool in a modern sports broadcaster's toolkit. Opta is ideally placed to assist with maximising the potential of this channel.

10 - Ronaldo has now scored in 10 successive matches; he has never recorded a run of 11. Bravo 2 hours ago

85 - Iker Casillas has won more games than any other player in the Champions League history (Xavi Hernandez, 84). Clásico. 2 hours ago

2 - Arsenal's two goals vs Anderlecht were the final two shots of the game. Brinksmanship. 3 hours ago

5 - Five of Arsenal's last six Champions League away wins have been by a single goal. Squeak. 3 hours ago

3 - Tonight is the first time in their history that Liverpool have lost a European home game by a three goal margin. Humbled. 3 hours ago

1 - Arsenal have now kept only clean sheet in their last 10 games in all competitions. Repetitive. 3 hours ago

19 - Mario Mandzukic has now scored 19 goals in 23 Champions League appearances. Menace. 3 hours ago

0 - There were no shots on target from either team in the first half of Anderlecht vs Arsenal. Underwhelming. 4 hours ago

3 - This is the first time Liverpool have conceded 3 goals before half-time in the CL since the 2005 final. Istanbul. 4 hours ago

4 - The first 30 minutes of Champions League football tonight brought four goals, compared to 12 in the first half hour on Tuesday. Paced. 4 hours ago

Second screen

Deepening fan engagement

Opta data is ideal for use in engaging and interactive second screen applications.

From smartphones, to tablets and laptop computers, Opta data has been used to engage with fans across all platforms by providing a whole new level of information to illuminate any sports broadcast.

More opportunities for brands to interact

As Opta's detailed performance data is collected live, it can pushed out to applications of all kinds within seconds of the action occurring on the pitch.  This creates the opportunity for all kinds of interactive experiences - from tactical analysis apps and websites to social networks and fan communities.

Increasing the sponsorship inventory

For rights holders of all kinds, the second screen landscape offers the chance to provide a whole new area of sponsorship inventory.  Opta data can be published and shared across a wide range of platforms, opening up a range of exciting possibilities.

Examples of Opta data being used in second screen experiences

Web app Squawka use detailed Opta to create an engaging and enthralling second screen experience across all platforms.

Squawka showing an example of detailed data analysis within its second screen experience.

The FourFourTwo StatsZone app allows users to analyse and share live stats on their iOS devices, as the game progresses.