Belgium remains No 1 team in the world as FIFA release latest rankings


Belgium have increased their lead at the top of the latest FIFA world rankings while Portugal have surged into the top five after winning the Nations League last week. 

The Red Devils have moved 28 points clear of world champions France in second place after winning their recent EURO 2020 qualifying matches against Kazakhstan and Scotland.  

Portugal have risen two places in the table to fifth following their Nations League triumph, while final opponents Holland moved up two places to 14th. 

England remain in fourth position after reaching third-place play-off matches at consecutive tournaments. 

Spain have returned to form after a disappointing World Cup campaign in 2018, rising two places to seventh after European qualifying victories over Norway, Malta and Faroe Islands. 

Meanwhile, 2014 World Cup winners Germany have risen two places to 11th after a perfect start to their EURO 2020 qualifying campaign.