FIFA’s National Teams Ranking – New Top 20 Before Official Release Tomorrow!

untitledFIFA will update tomorrow its national teams’ country ranking, but upon using the simulator available on FIFA’s Website one can already know which will be the Top 20 countries in October 2013.

Before that you may want to recall how this ranking works.

http://sportsworldintel.com/soccer-fifas-national-teams-ranking-how-it-works/

The new ranking to be disclosed tomorrow will be the following:

Rank Country Points Change Since Previous Ranking
1 Spain 1513 =
2 Germany 1311 1
3 Argentina 1266 -1
4 Colombia 1178 1
5 Belgium 1175 1
6 Uruguay 1164 1
7 Switzerland 1138 7
8 Italy 1136 -4
8 Netherlands 1136 1
10 England 1080 7
11 Brazil 1078 -3
12 Chile 1051 -3
13 USA 1040 =
14 Portugal 1036 -3
15 Greece 983 -3
16 Bosnia-Herzegovina 925 2
17 Côte d’Ivoire 917 2
18 Croatia 901 -8
19 Russia 874 -4
20 Ukraine 871 6

In Top 3 Germany takes 2nd place from Argentina.

England and Switzerland are the best moving up teams.

Croatia, Russia and Italy are in spite the worst.

Portugal drops for 14 their worst place in the last 4 years.

Ukraine enters Top 20 just by 1 point over France. This single point will be decisive to put France away from the 4 Top seeded teams (Portugal, Greece, Croatia and Ukraine) that will pair up with France, Sweden, Romania and Iceland in the European qualifying Playoff games that will be drawn next Monday (October 21st) and played between November 15th-19th.

If you want to know more about other important rankings, such as the UEFA’s teams and countries ones, you can check our previous posts.

UEFA Country Ranking

http://sportsworldintel.com/soccer-uefas-country-and-team-rankings-how-it-works/

UEFA Team Ranking

Soccer – UEFA’s Team Ranking: A Calculation to define Top Seed Clubs

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