100 - Claudio Ranieri has won his 100th Premier League game as a manager & is the 5th non British/Irish boss to reach the landmark. Century 52 minutes ago

6 - Scott Dann has scored more Premier League goals than any other defender since the start of 2015-16 (6). Rescue. 52 minutes ago

2012 - Victor Moses has scored his first Premier League goal for Chelsea since November 2012. Parted. 56 minutes ago

1 - Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez has scored his first Premier League goal since March 2014. Joyous. 1 hours ago

6 - Jermain Defoe has now scored in six successive Premier League appearances away from home. Reliant. 1 hours ago

6 - Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham has scored six goals in his seven appearances for Bristol City in all competitions. Form. 1 hours ago

3 - Riyad Mahrez has missed three of his last four penalties for Leicester City in the Premier League. Imprecise. 1 hours ago

5 - Alexis Sanchez has had a hand in five goals (three goals, two assists) in three Premier League games against Watford. Coasting. 1 hours ago

6 - Jamie Vardy has now scored six goals in his last seven Premier League appearances for Leicester City. Reignited. 2 hours ago

2 - Yohan Cabaye has missed his last two Premier League penalties, having scored his four pens in the competition before that. Spurned. 2 hours ago

News & blog

EVENT Football Writing Festival Manchester 2016

Opta’s Head of Editorial and co-creator of @OptaJoe, Duncan Alexander, will be speaking on a panel discussion at the Manchester Football ...

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BLOG The Future of Sports Data: ‘It’s about telling better stories’

This is the sixth instalment of a series of blog written for Opta, this time by Mike Dale, former Sports Journalist at the Press Associat...

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NEWS The Opta-powered Audi Player Index Pickup Match

On Tuesday (2nd August) Opta powered the Audi Player Index Pickup Match, which took place at Chelsea Piers Golf Club in New York City.

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NEWS Opta supports #HackMCFC event

Last weekend (29th - 31st July) saw Manchester City become the first football club to run a football analytics hackathon with the aim of ...

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    Football goals scored

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    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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