Live, direct production assistance

Opta offers its broadcast clients a direct line to our team of experts, responding to queries and highlighting interesting stats as a match progresses.

2 - Stoke have picked up just two points from their opening six games, something they last did in the top-flight in… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 4 hours ago

Who made the cut in Goal's Premier League Team of the Week, powered by Opta data? bit.ly/2cvxf8E https://t.co/5PFct2ugmy 8 hours ago

15 - Dimitri Payet has had more shots in the Premier League without scoring than any other player so far this season. Misfire. 19 hours ago

5 - West Ham have lost five of their opening six top-flight games in a season for the first time in their history.… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 21 hours ago

15 - West Ham have conceded 15 goals in their opening six games of a top-flight season for the first time since 1988-89. Troubles. 22 hours ago

1 - Oliver #Burke is the first Scotsman to score in the #Bundesliga since Brian O'Neil on November 27th 1999, 6147… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 22 hours ago

21 - Since his debut (Aug 2014), Charlie Austin has scored as many PL goals as Wayne Rooney (21), despite playing 20 games fewer. Clinical. 22 hours ago

1 - Charlie Austin scored with the first shot on target in the match. Breakthrough. 22 hours ago

2 - The Hammers have lost 2 of their last 4 home league games, the same number they'd lost in their first 17 at home under Bilic. Downturn. 25 Sep

10 - Juan Mata's goal for @ManUtd yesterday ended a move involving all 10 of their outfield players on the pitch at… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 25 Sep

Stats helpdesk

A direct hotline to Opta's team of experts

Sport never stands still and the narrative is always changing.  Many of our clients are fighting against tight deadlines to construct the best possible match previews and post-match reports.

Opta offers a service in which media clients can contact the team directly, via phone, email, live-chat or our innovative Live Monitor service.  This allows them to ask questions, submit requests and have our team of experts interrogate our database on their behalf.

Commentator packs

Opta's highly skilled editorial team can create commentator packs that can help broadcasters and presentation teams drive the news agenda and provide the nuggets of information that helps to ensure that the debate continues long after the final whistle has blown.

Our expert editorial members can provide greater context to our data.

They are able to provide live statistical updates and respond immediately to in-game events.

LiveMonitor is an interactive tool designed to provide a live service for commentators and production staff.