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The red Devils retained first place on the FIFA-ranking, and even (a little bit) out of world champion France

0378daba2ef789c1331ca76c5dcc4467 - The red Devils retained first place on the FIFA-ranking, and even (a little bit) out of world champion France

Belgium shows on Thursday for the second consecutive month at the top of the FIFA rankings. The Red Devils increase their lead over world champion France, the first pursuer. Last month the difference amounted to less than 0.13 in points, now that is 1,24 points.

Since the publication of the previous classification on 20 september, the troops of coach Roberto Martinez twice in action. They won the Nations League of Switzerland (eighth in FIFA rankings), and played a practice duel 1-1 draw against the Netherlands (fifteenth in FIFA ranking). In the same period defeated France in the Nations League Germany (14th) with 2-1 and played 2-2 equal in a friendly match against Iceland (36th).

Next month to play the Red Devils in their last two group matches in the Nations League, at home against Iceland (november 15) and Switzerland (november 18).

After Belgium (1733,17 points) and France (1731,93 points) reserves Brazil (1669 points) the third place on the FIFA-ranking for runner up at the worlds in Croatia (1635 points). England (1619 points) nip over Uruguay (1617 points) the top five within.

The rest of the top ten is rounded out by European champion Portugal, Switzerland, Spain and Denmark.

Belgium occupied the first place on the FIFA-ranking has been between november 2015 and april 2016.

The next FIFA ranking will be published on 29 november.

The FIFA ranking on Thursday 25 October (between brackets the ranking on 20 september):

1. (1) BELGIUM 1733,17 points

2. (2) France 1731,93

3. (3) Brazil 1669

4. (4) Croatia 1635

5. (6) England 1619

6. (5) Uruguay 1617

7. (7) Portugal 1616

8. (8) Switzerland 1598

9. (9) Spain 1594

10.(10) Denmark 1584

11.(14) Colombia 1575

12.(11) Argentina 1573

13.(12) Chile 1568

14.(12) Germany 1555

15.(17) the Netherlands 1550

16.(15) Mexico 1549

17.(15) Sweden 1548

18.(19) Wales 1538

19.(20) Italy 1533

20.(21) Peru 1530

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