It’s always laugh looking at the latest FIFA world rankings so here’s some of the highlights of the latest ones released today.
The Belgians have won their last four games and jumped two places to move to the top of the rankings for the first time in history. They replace previous leaders Argentina and World Champions Germany. At 12/1 best price with Paddy Power that looks like an appealing price for them to win Euro 2016 and could definitely provide some each way value.
Chile move up to 5th
A move of four places has seen Chile climb from 9th to 5th. This doesn’t come as much of a surprise with recent victories over fellow South American giants Brazil and Argentina. They now face Colombia and Uruguay in two World Cup qualifying games in the upcoming International break and are an attractive 5/6 with bet365 to defeat Colombia at home.
Both Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland jumped a huge number of places after their Euro 2016 qualifying campaigns. Northern Ireland qualified for their first major finals since 1986 last month and are up six places into 29th. They are currently huge odds at 300/1 to win Euro 2016 with SkyBet. Republic of Ireland face Bosnia in the Euro 2016 playoffs later this month. They are 6/5 to qualify for the finals and 250/1 to win the tournament outright with bet365.
Wales move out of top 10
The rise of the red dragons saw Wales reach 8th when the last set of rankings were announced. However a 2-0 loss to Bosnia and home 0-0 draw against Israel has seen them slip out of the top ten and fall to 15th position.
The England invincibles have moved up one place into 9th after winning all of their Euro 2016 qualifying games. England now face Spain, France, Germany and Holland in friendlies before heading to France Euro 2016 next summer. Our Football experts will have be proving free Euro 2016 betting tips for every game so don’t miss them!
The next set of FIFA world rankings will be publish on 3rd December if you fancy another laugh.