After their victory against Gibraltar on Saturday (14-0), the France team moved back ahead of Argentina in the Fifa rankings and will confirm its status in the event of success against Greece.
The misfortune of one person sometimes makes the happiness of others. Undefeated since its title of world champion in December 2022 against the France team, Argentina fell for the first time against Uruguay on Thursday (0-2) during the qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup. setback with serious consequences which caused him to lose first place in the Fifa ranking, regained in April in Brazil, while awaiting the last matches of this international break.
The golden opportunity to finish on top
According to the new methods of calculating the ranking, the Argentines lost 17 points (1843.865) after their defeat and now find themselves behind the Blues, who now have 1877.61 points after their success against Gibraltar. A number which could increase again in the event of success against Greece.
If the Blues beat Greece on Tuesday in their last qualifying match for Euro 2024, they will end the year 2023 at the top of the Fifa rankings, regardless of Argentina’s result against Brazil at the same time. This hasn’t happened since 2001.