Team Russia, as expectedhas dropped from 53rd to 55th place in the ranking of the International football Federation (FIFA), another version of which was published on 24 November on the official website of the organization.

In the asset wards Stanislaus cherchesova not participating in qualifying for the 2018 world Cup as hosts of the tournament remained 592 points. They went around the teams of Congo, Israel and Burkina Faso.

Since the last update of the rating the team had two friendly matches in which lost to Qatar (1:2) defeated Romania (1:0).

Team Russia never fell so low in the FIFA rankings. The previous record of the Russians was 53rd place in October of this year.

Previously, the worst result of the Russian team, was a 40-position recorded at the end of 1998 under coach Anatoly Byshovets. Highest position – the third – the Russians occupied in April of 1996, when Oleg Romantseva.

The November top ten of the FIFA ranking as follows:

1 (1). Argentina

1634 points

2 (3). Brazil


3 (2). Germany


4 (6). Chile


5 (4). Belgium


6 (5). Colombia


7 (7). France


8 (8). Portugal


9 (9). Uruguay


10 (10). Spain


Recall that the FIFA ranking is conducted since 1993. Points are calculated based on the results of national teams in official and friendly matches over the past four years.

The national team of Russia on football has updated its record in the FIFA rankings 24.11.2016

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