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10 - Charlton Athletic have netted just 10 first half goals in the Championship this term; a league-low figure. Struggle. 4 minutes ago

23 - Bournemouth have picked up 23 points from their last 10 league games; the most in the Championship. Push. 26 minutes ago

657 - Which player made the most passes at the 2010 World Cup? Tiki. vine.co/v/M1qtgnj39j5 #worldsvinest 34 minutes ago

116 - Tim Howard has kept 116 clean sheets in the Premier League, the 10th highest total in the competition's history. Contracted. 14 hours ago

1540 - Morgan Schneiderlin has completed more passes than any other French player in the major European leagues this season. Saint. 15 hours ago

2 - Liverpool have scored 2+ goals in their last 10 PL games. Only two sides (Man City & Spurs) have gone on longer runs in PL history. Run. 23 hours ago

1 - Grant Holt has managed only one shot on target in eight PL appearances for Aston Villa (but scored with it). Deadly. 17 Apr

20 - Since Pulis took charge of Palace, they have conceded 20 goals in 22 games. Only Chelsea (14) have conceded fewer in that period. Cap. 16 Apr

2 - Man City have won just two of their last nine Premier League meetings with Sunderland (W2 D3 L4). Bogey. 16 Apr

2 - After scoring only once in his first 37 Premier League appearances, Connor Wickham has scored twice in 10 minutes. Unlikely. 16 Apr

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You can use our graphical analysis, comprehensive stats and sensational facts to support predictions or previews or to construct the best possible match reviews.

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Opta's live data makes ideal content to enhance your match day content, whether via a big screen or match day programme.

Our editorial team's expertise can put a new spin on more traditional forms of sports data.

The official England sticker album uses Opta data for player profiles.

Sport magazine use some Opta tennis data in a piece on Andy Murray.

Opta facts provide engaging content in an easily digestable format. 

The Times used Opta Graphics for a preview of Wales v England

Opta facts provide engaging content in an easily digestable format.

Our editorial team can tailor our data to a specific project, or provide bite-size facts ideal for print media.