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.

11 - Pep Guardiola has now won 11 of his 18 semi-final ties, winning 10 of those finals, including each of the last… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 3 hours ago

4 - Man City have progressed to a domestic cup final for the fourth time in the last six seasons (excl. Community S… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 3 hours ago

550 - Marlon Pack's header ended Bristol City's run of 550 minutes without scoring a goal from open play. Consolation. 4 hours ago

14 – Kevin de Bruyne has provided 14 assists for Manchester City in all competitions this season; more than any oth… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 4 hours ago

5 – Leroy Sane has either scored or assisted in five of his six appearances for Manchester City in 2018 (3 goals, 3… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 5 hours ago

0 - Bristol City are the only team in the top four English leagues yet to score a non-penalty goal in 2018. Concern. 5 hours ago

5 - Pep Guardiola has lost five of his last six semi-final ties, after winning nine of his first 11. Downturn. https://t.co/kHHHkTmLBF 6 hours ago

2001 - The last time a Championship side overturned a semi-final first leg deficit against a Premier League club in… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 7 hours ago

10 - Sean Dyche's Burnley have kept 10 clean sheets in 24 Premier League games this season; as many as they achieve… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 9 hours ago

3 - Jurgen Klopp has lost more Premier League games against @SwansOfficial than he has vs any other side in the competition. Clipped. 22 Jan

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.