Fifa rankings: Belgium rise to second position behind Germany

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Fifa rankings: Belgium rise to second position behind Germany

Belgium moved to their highest ever position of
second in the latest Fifa rankings, behind leaders

The Red Devils are top of Group B on goal difference
in qualifying for Euro 2016 and face a crucial match
against second-placed Wales on 12 June.
hris Coleman's side have dropped down a place to
22nd, while England also fell a spot to 15th behind
Costa Rica.

Scotland rose two places to 28th, Northern Ireland
fell two spots to 44th and Republic of Ireland are

Fifa world rankings top 10 - June 2015

1. Germany 2. Belgium 3. Argentina 4. Colombia 5.
Brazil 6. Netherlands 7. Portugal 8. Uruguay 9. France
10. Spain

Wales have enjoyed an unbeaten start to their
qualifying campaign and can go top of their group
should they beat Marc Wilmots' side at Cardiff City

The Welsh are looking to qualify for their first major
tournament since reaching the quarter-finals of the
1958 World Cup.

Meanwhile, the Belgians possess a squad full of
talent and have experienced an upturn in fortunes
recently, getting to the quarter-finals of the 2014
World Cup in Brazil.

In 2007, they were ranked in 71st place, before a
gradual climb to their current position.

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Posted By BOBRICKY On 03:27 Thu, 04 Jun 2015

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