The United States and Mexico rise in the latest FIFA ranking: How did they fare?  – The opinion

The United States and Mexico rise in the latest FIFA ranking: How did they fare? – The opinion

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The United States rose two places in the FIFA ranking, while Mexico rose one after the last report published by the organization.

This Thursday, FIFA announced its latest classification after playing 174 national team matches in the last international period.

On this FIFA date, Asian qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup, the final phase of the Concacaf Nations League and friendlies in the six confederations were included.

Argentina extends its lead in the classification, where the teams occupying the top ten positions do not change, with the variations of Belgium’s rise to third place at the expense of England.

Brazil closes the top five and after this Portugal climbs one place (6th) to the detriment of the Netherlands (7th).

The United States (11th) and Colombia (12th) also climb two places and Mexico improves one (14th) to overtake Uruguay, which falls four (15th).

– Classification

.1, Argentina 1,858

.2. France 1840

.3. Belgium 1,795

.4. England 1,794

.5. Brazil 1,788

.6. Portugal 1,748

.7. Netherlands 1,742

.8. Spain 1,727

.9. Italy 1,724

10. Croatia 1,721

12. Colombia 1,664

14. Mexico 1,661

15. Uruguay 1,659.

Alan Pulido says that the United States proves to be better than Mexico

Mexican forward Alan Pulido assured this Tuesday that the United States teamafter its victory last week in the Concacaf Nations League against Mexico, “is proving to be better on the field” than El Tri.

“This country is growing a lot in all aspects and now in soccer.” It has been demonstrated,” he said in a virtual meeting organized by the MLS.

The attacker considered that, in recent years, the US put a “stop” to Mexico’s superiority in soccer in different competitions.

“I think they are proving to be better on the field and in many things that are coming,” he said.

Pulido, a reference in the offensive of Sporting Kansas City of the MLS, recognized that “expectations are always there” to be able to return to the Mexican national team one day.

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