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0 - Tottenham have not had a single player booked so far in the Premier League, though they have had one red card. Blemish. 2 hours ago

5 - Aston Villa are the only team in the Premier League with more points (7) than shots on target (5). Profitable. 3 hours ago

14 - Everton have allowed 14 shots on target against them so far, conceding 10 goals. Rippling. 3 hours ago

1 - Tune into our cricket coverage on @OptaJim as England & India play their latest ODI. Knock. 3 hours ago

31% - Chelsea have the best chance conversion in the Premier League so far. Clinical. 3 hours ago

3% - QPR have the worst chance conversion in the Premier League so far. Shank. 3 hours ago

7 - Radamel Falcao scored in his first 7 league-matches for Monaco and Porto 7 times. Start. 11 hours ago

11 – This season, Alvaro Negredo will play for the La Liga team he has scored the most goals against (Valencia, 11). Turnover 6 hours ago

16 - Alvaro Negredo failed to score in any of his last 16 appearances for Man City, after a run of 9 goals in the 5 games before that. Fade. 20 hours ago

250 - Sandro made 250 tackles for Tottenham in the Premier League; more than any other player for the club since his PL debut. Crunch. 21 hours ago

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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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Some examples of our factual content

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

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.