Accurate & consistent metadata

All of Opta's data is embedded with timecodes and metadata to help broadcasters reduce costs and increase efficiencies.

3 - Bayern have been eliminated in the last three CL/European Cup semi-finals where they’ve lost the opening leg. Ominous. 1 hours ago

6 - Bayern Munich have lost their last six Champions League games at the Bernabeu (inc. the 2010 final vs Inter). Hoodoo. 1 hours ago

0.58 - Karim Benzema has scored 36 goals in 62 Champions League games, best ratio of any French player (min. 10 goals). Sacrebleu. 2 hours ago

19 - Bayern have scored 19 goals in their last nine Champions League semi-final games, with at least one in each match. Patience. 2 hours ago

1 - Real Madrid scored with their first shot of the match. Serpents. 2 hours ago

2 - Pep Guardiola has lost only two of his 15 managerial encounters with Real Madrid in all competitions (9 wins, 4 draws). Expert. 4 hours ago

7 - Arjen Robben has scored 7 goals and delivered 5 assists in his last 11 Champions League games. Tulip. 3 hours ago

9 - Bayern Munich are unbeaten in their last nine games in the knockout stages of the #UCL (7 wins, 2 draws). Brutal. 4 hours ago

44 – No team has attempted more crosses in a UCL game without scoring than Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea. Insistence. 22 Apr

4 - Chelsea’s last six Champions League semi-final first leg matches have produced just four goals in total. Platform. 22 Apr

Logging & archiving

Accurate & consistent broadcast metadata

Opta understands the need for accurate and consistent broadcast metadata to assist your production workflows and create practical and usable match logs and video archives.

Opta's unique data collection system means that we embed all of our data with time codes and metadata which work together to help broadcasters to reduce costs and increase efficiencies.

Embedded in widely used broadcast software packages

We have partnered with the most widely used services in the broadcast industry including:

  • EVS. Our data has been formatted to EVS IP Director format to allow automated integration and clip generation.
  • Ardendo. Opta data has also been integrated with Ardendo MAM software to make searching and archiving as easy as possible.
  • Logging & Data Feeds. Our timestamped data is ideal for logging key match events in a robust and consistent manner and can be integrated into other 3rd party software packages.