OptaJoe

OptaJoe


1 - The official Twitter page for Opta Sports' football coverage. Illuminating. OptaJoe’s Football Yearbook 2016 is out now

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2 - Among players with five or more caps, George Camsell has the best goals per game ratio of any England player, scoring 18 goals in his nine caps between 1929 and 1936 (two goals per game). Marksman.

23y 255d - The average age of @England 's starting XI tonight is 23y 255d - their youngest ever in a World Cup or European Championships match (finals and qualifiers included). Tykes. #England1000 

17y 317d - As well as being England's record scorer with 53 goals, Wayne Rooney is also the youngest player to score, doing so aged 17 years and 317 days against Macedonia in September 2003. Hero.

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7 - Tottenham Hotspur are the first English side to concede seven goals in any European competition since Tottenham Hotspur themselves lost 0-8 to FC Koln in the UEFA Intertoto Cup in July 1995. Spursy.

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0 - No opposition player has completed a dribble past Virgil van Dijk in any of his last 64 appearances in all competitions for Liverpool. Rock. #UCLFinal 

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0 - Chelsea failed to have a single shot on target in a PL game for the first time since Sept 2007 (v Man Utd at Old Trafford). Repeat.

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