The Russian team climbed five positions up in FIFA ranking
FIFA published on its official website new ranking for national teams. Team Russia has played in it five positions and moved from 42nd to 37th place, ahead of the team of Algeria, South Korea, Iceland, Paraguay and Morocco.
Leads the FIFA ranking continued as Belgium. It is ahead of current world Champions, the French team that goes second, as well as occupying third place Brazil.
In October, the Russian team held two matches of the qualifying tournament of the European championship 2020. The team beat the national team of Scotland with the score 4:0 and then on the road defeated the national team of Cyprus with the score 5:0.
Victory over Cyprus became for the Russian team’s seventh in a row in the qualifying round of Euro 2020. After this match, the Russians guaranteed them a place in the final of the continental championship — team 21 points and she will not fall in the standings group I below second place.
Next match in UEFA Euro 2020, the Russian team will hold on November 16 against the leading group in Belgium. The meeting will take place at stadium «Sankt Petersburg». The final qualifying match, the Russian team will play away against San Marino on 19 November.