USA drop five places in latest FIFA world rankings; England on the up

ProSoccerTalk

FIFA dropped their latest world rankings on Thursday and the U.S. national team has fallen five places.

Following two friendly defeats to Colombia and the Republic of Ireland in November, plus just one win in five friendlies since the World Cup, Jurgen Klinsmann and co. will have been expecting this.

[ RELATED: Klinsmann on US struggles ]

This drop is not too surprising as plenty of European teams have surged up the rankings as they continue qualification from the 2016 European Championships, plus African teams have also been completing qualification for the 2015 African Cup of Nations. Qualifying games are worth more points than friendlies, so the U.S. would be expecting a drop off in their ranking while they can only arrange friendlies at this stage of the season.

That said, Klinsmann will want to see an improvement from his side in 2015 which will in turn help them to move back into the top…

View original post 152 more words

Advertisements
Tagged with:
Posted in News

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow on Twitter
Blog Stats
  • 14,257 hits
Follow Ludwig Media on WordPress.com
%d bloggers like this: