Belgium starts as number three in the world at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Russia. On the Thursday released new FIFA-ranking to keep the Red Devils their position. The chance that Eden Hazard on 15 July in Moscow with the world cup may sway, according to Gracenote, however, is not large. The renowned bureau of statistics calculated that the Red Devils only four percent have a chance at the world CHAMPIONSHIP title.
Since the publication of the previous classification on may 17, came the troops of Roberto Martinez twice in action. Last Saturday they played in the King baudouin stadium 0-0 flush against European champion Portugal, yesterday/on Wednesday they beat at the same location Egypt with 3-0. Monday (11 June) in Brussels, yet the uitzwaaiwedstrijd against Costa Rica.
Belgium follows with 1.298 points behind world champion Germany (1.558 pts) and Brazil (1.431 pts). Portugal (1.274 pts) and Argentina (1.241 pts) complete the unchanged top five. For the only change in the top ten makes Spain. La Roja (tenth) switches places with Poland (eighth).
England remains at number 12 (+1), the highest ranked opponent of Belgium in the group stage of the world cup. Tunisia will need as 21st seven places to submit, Panama reserves the 55th position.
The next FIFA ranking will be published on 19 July, four days after the world cup final in Moscow.
“Only four percent chance at the world title, Brazil is a favorite”
According to the renowned bureau of statistics Gracenote have the Red Devils, however, only four percent chance of winning the world CHAMPIONSHIP title.
In group G, Belgium and England for Gracenote both a favorite to advance to the eighth finals. Both countries have 71 percent chance, more than Tunisia (32%) and Panama (26%).
In this eighth-finals to take the troops of Roberto Martinez, if the statistics were right, against Colombia (77%) or Poland (50%). Senegal (45%) and Japan (29%) would be group H do not survive.
Gracenote slide Brazil as a favorite. Neymar and co have a 21 percent chance at the world title. Brazil lost since the previous world cup, where in the semi-finals for the home crowd a memorable 1-7 pandoering of Germany was, only four games, just one since June of 2016.
In second place is Spain (10%), followed by defending champion Germany and Argentina (both 8%). France (6%) completes the top five. Belgium is ninth after Colombia, Peru, Portugal and the uk.
The FIFA ranking on Thursday, June 7 (between brackets, the ranking on may 17):
1. (1) Germany 1558 points
2. (2) Brazil 1431
3. (3) Belgium 1298
4. (4) Portugal 1274
5. (5) Argentina 1241
6. (6) Switzerland 1199
7. (7) France 1198
8.(10) Poland 1183
9. (9) Chile 1135
10. (8) Spain 1126
11.(11) Peru 1125
12.(12) Denmark 1051
13.(13) England 1051
14.(17) Uruguay 1018
15.(15) Mexico 989
16.(16) Colombia 986
17.(19) the Netherlands 981
18.(21) Wales 953
19.(20) Italy 951
20.(18) Croatia 945
21.(14) Tunisia 910
55.(55) Panama 571