Czech footballers remained in 31st place in the October issue of the national rankings

After the October matches, Czech footballers remained in 31st place in the FIFA national team rankings. The charges of coach Jaroslav Šilhavý are in the same position for the third consecutive month. The order is still dominated by the rival of the Czech team from the world qualification of Belgium, the second is Brazil and France jump to third place. FIFA has published the latest edition of the ranking on its website.


The Czech team rose to 31st position in August after qualifying for the quarter-finals of the European Championships and was the highest in the past five years. In the October games, Šilhavý’s customers scored 8.45 points compared to September and maintained their position. They currently have 1503 points on their account.

The national team made two World Cup qualifiers this month. The national team first drew at home with Wales 2: 2, then won on neutral ground in Kazan against Belarus 2: 0. The last two matches of the calendar year await them in November. .

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Belgium have dominated the FIFA rankings since fall 2018, with second Brazil closing in on the lead with a difference of 12 points. The first change took place in third place, where France jumped after two wins and one victory in the second edition of the League of Nations.

The Czech team’s next opponent in the November pre-season game, Kuwait, remained in 142nd position. The last opponent of Šilhavý’s selection in the world qualification, Estonia has moved up six places to 105th place. A total of 160 domestic international matches took place in October.

The next edition of the ranking will be published by FIFA on November 25.

Ranking of national football teams in the FIFA rankings as of 21 October (previous ranking in brackets):
1. (1.) Belgium 1832 b.
2. (2.) Brazil 1820
3. (4.) France 1779
4. (5.) Italy 1751
5. (3.) England 1750
6. (6.) Argentina 1739
7. (8.) Spain 1688
8. (7.) Portugal 1682
9. (9.) Mexico 1673
10. (10.) Denmark 1669
11. (11.) Netherlands 1652
12. (14.) Germany 1642
13. (13.) United States 1639
14. (15.) Switzerland 1634
15. (12.) Uruguay 1626
16. (16.) Colombia 1619
17. (18.) Sweden 1619
18. (17.) Croatia 1609
19. (19.) Wales 1567
20. (20.) Senegal 1565
… 31. (31.) CR 1503
96. (90.) Belarus 1234
105. (111.) Estonia 1184
142. (142.) Kuwait 1065.

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