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Red Devils climb to third place on FIFA ranking

The Red Devils rise Thursday of the fifth to the third place in the new FIFA ranking.

Since the publication of the previous ranking, on 15 march, came to Belgium once in action. In a friendly at the King baudouin stadium and defeated the troops of Roberto Martinez Saudi Arabia by 4-0. On the ranking visit the Devils on European champion in Portugal and Argentina.

At the top of the FIFA ranking retains world champion Germany in first place with 1.533 points for Brazil (1.384 pts). Belgium is third with 1.346 points for Portugal (1.306 pts) and Argentina (1.254 points). Switzerland (6th) and France (7th) to win both two places and takes about Spain (8th). Chile (+1) is ninth, Poland (four hand) close to the top ten.

Two of the three world cup opponents, the Red Devils do a good thing. England climbs three places to number 13, and just for Tunisia. Thanks to victories against Costa Rica and Iran takes on the Africans of 23 to 14. Panama drops two positions and is 55th.

On Saturday, June 2 to play the Red Devils in their next friendly against European champion Spain. This is followed by friendly matches against Egypt (6 June) and Costa Rica (June 11) before Monday, June 18, the first world cup match against Panama is waiting.

The next FIFA ranking will be published on 17 may.

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