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JOB: Leicester City is recruiting a Head of Football Analytics. The deadline for applications is Friday 30th Novemb… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Nov

Inside @gloucesterrugby – OptaPro gets behind-the-scenes insights from the Premiership club’s performance analysis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Nov

4.9 – the xG overperformance of Serie A top scorer Krzysztof Piątek this season. The Polish striker is also the 2nd… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Nov

JOBS: Positions in the data science team at OptaPro are available. Location is flexible (Perform Content has office… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 8 Nov

Heracles have adapted their playing style in @eredivisie this season, which has resulted in an increase in attackin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 3 Nov

BLOG: Following their strong start to the @eredivisie season, OptaPro evaluates how Heracles have adapted their pla… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2 Nov

In this @BBCSport feature, Scottish Rugby’s lead performance analyst @gavinvaughan1 provides an insight into opposi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 31 Oct

In this article for @SkySports, @ghostgoal applies Opta data and the sequence framework to provide a detailed analy… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 30 Oct

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BLOG: Analysing Mexico’s Attacking Approach at the World Cup

As the World Cup reaches its knockout stage, we look at how Mexico have approached their matches so far from an attacking perspective.
Posted by Andy Cooper at 00:00

BLOG: World Cup focus – Amine Harit, Morocco

The fifth OptaPro analytical World Cup player profile focuses on Moroccan international Amine Harit.
Posted by Tom Reynolds at 00:00

BLOG: World Cup focus - Hee-Chan Hwang, South Korea

The fourth OptaPro World Cup analytical profile focuses on South Korea forward Hee-Chan Hwang.
Posted by Tom Reynolds at 00:00

BLOG: World Cup focus - Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Iran

The third OptaPro World Cup analytical profile focuses on Iran and AZ Alkmaar wide man, Alireza Jahanbakhsh.
Posted by Tom Reynolds at 00:00

BLOG: World Cup focus - Nicolás Tagliafico, Argentina

This latest OptaPro World Cup profile analyses Ajax left back Nicolás Tagliafico.
Posted by Tom Reynolds at 00:00