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United States falls to 23rd in FIFA world rankings
United States falls to 23rd in FIFA world rankings

The U.S. fell six spots to No. 23 in the monthly FIFA world rankings released Thursday, the team's lowest ranking in more than a year. The top three spots in the poll remained unchanged with World Cup champion Germany No. 1, followed by Argentina and Colombia. Portugal was the only new addition to the top 10, jumping two spots to No. 9. Switzerland, meanwhile, fell two places to No. 12. The U.S. is unbeaten since the World Cup, with a win over the Czech Republic and draws with World Cup qualifiers Ecuador and Honduras. But those matches were friendlies, meaning they didn't count as heavily in the rankings formula. Mexico also fell, dropping one place to 17th. The biggest...

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