OptaJoe (@OptaJoe )


Bio 1 - The official Twitter page for Stats Perform’s English football coverage, brought to you by OptaJoe. Illuminating.
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Twitter Web App : 🆕- Since the start of last season, Saïd Benrahma has provided more assists than any other player in the Championship (21). Visionary.

Here at Stats Perform, Jack Supple has picked out three Championship stars ready to play Premier League football: bit.ly/3gKGlAV

Twitter Web App : 🆕 - Pizzi has been directly involved in 17 goal-ending open play sequences in the Primeira Liga this season; the most of any midfielder. Architect.

Here at Stats Perform, Oliver Hopkins & Jamie Kemp preview the return of the 2019-20 Primeira Liga: bit.ly/2Xucipz

Twitter Web App : 8 - Since the game after their 9-0 defeat to Leicester in October, Southampton have won eight of their 19 Premier League fixtures; only Liverpool (18), Man City (11), Leicester (10) and Man Utd (9) have won more in this time. Renewed. twitter.com/SouthamptonFC/…

Twitter Web App : 🆕 - #OnThisDay in 2002, Miroslav #Klose made his World Cup debut, scoring a hat-trick for Germany in a 8-0 versus Saudi Arabia. Salto.

Using our database, we analysed the leading World Cup goalscorer for Stats Performs Legends Series. ➡️bit.ly/2XjlH30

Twitter Web App : 28 - Can you name the 28 players who scored more than once on their first appearance in the Premier League? Debuts.


Twitter Web App : 1989 - Jadon Sancho is the first English player to score a hat-trick in one of the other top five European leagues since Brian Stein for Caen against Cannes in Ligue 1 - exactly 31 years ago today (31/05/1989). Remarkable.

Twitter Web App : 15 - Jadon Sancho (16 goals, 16 assists) is the first English player to register both 15 goals and assists in a single season in the top five European leagues since Matt Le Tissier in the 1994-95 Premier League. Talent. #SCPBVB

Twitter Web App : 29 & 43 - Following his 29th Bundesliga goal of 2019-20, Robert Lewandowski now has 43 goals in all competitions this season – the joint best goal return in a season of his career (alongside 2016-17). Incredible. twitter.com/OptaJoe/status…

Twitter Web App : 13 - Since the return of the Bundesliga on 16th May, FC Bayern München have scored 13 of their 26 shots on target (50%), with six different players finding the back of the net for Die Roten. Flying.

Twitter Web App : 8 - FC Bayern München have scored five goals in a game for the eighth time in all competitions this season – more than any other side across Europe’s top five leagues. Devastating.

Twitter Web App : 7 & 18 - Following his seventh league assist for Robert Lewandowski this season, Thomas Müller is the first player to provide 18 assists in a single Bundesliga season since Emil Forsberg for RB Leipzig in 2016-17 (19). Catalyst.

Twitter Web App : 1 - Robert Lewandowski is now the outright top goalscorer across Europe’s top five leagues in 2019-20;

28 – Robert Lewandowski
27 – Ciro Immobile
24 – Timo Werner
21 - Cristiano Ronaldo
19 – Jamie Vardy
19 – Lionel Messi


Twitter Web App : 13 - Since the start of 2020, no player has been directly involved in more goals than Bayer Leverkusens Kai Havertz within the top five European leagues (nine goals and four assists). Eruption.

Twitter Web App : 3 - Germany have won the European Championships for the third time, and remain the only nation to have won the tournament on multiple occasions (also in 1972 and 1980). Decorated. #Euro96Relived

Twitter Web App : 2 - Oliver Bierhoff is just the third player to score a brace in the final of the European Championships, as well as the third different German to do so (previously Gerd Müller in 1972 and Horst Hrubesch in 1980). Knack. #Euro96Relived

Twitter Web App : 1 - Oliver Bierhoffs equaliser was scored with his first shot on target in EURO 96, and just 227 seconds after coming on as a substitute. Inspired. #Euro96Relived

Twitter Web App : 1 - Czech Republic took the lead through Patrik Bergers penalty, while only once previously has a team failed to win a final of the European Championships after opening the scoring (USSR 2-1 Yugoslavia in 1960). Edging. #Euro96Relived

Twitter Web App : 2 - Czech Republic are just the second team to reach the final of a European Championships after losing their opening game in the tournament (0-2 v Germany), following the Netherlands who did so at EURO 1988. Spirited. #Euro96Relived