Latvia drops two places in FIFA rankings

  • 2014-03-13
  • From wire reports, RIGA

The Latvian national men's football team has dropped two spots in the latest FIFA rankings and is currently ranked 113th.

In June 2013, Latvia dropped to 119th place, its lowest ever ranking.

In August 2012, Latvia was ranked 70th in the FIFA rankings.

Latvia currently has 265 ranking points.

Since the previous rankings, Latvia lost a friendly to Macedonia 1:2.

Meanwhile, Estonia has dropped one spots in the rankings to 92nd, Lithuania - three spot to 105th.

Spain is ranked first in the rankings, followed by Germany, Argentina and Portugal.

Colombia is ranked fifth, followed by Uruguay, Switzerland, Italy, Brazil and Belgium.

Latvia's group opponents in the EURO 2016 qualification campaign rank as follows: the Netherlands is ranked 11th, the Czech Republic is ranked 30th, Turkey is ranked 38th, Iceland is ranked 52nd, while Kazakhstan is ranked 127th.