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
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
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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