By DAN KARELL
The U.S. Men’s National Team may not have beaten Mexico on April 2, but the draw did boost them in the latest FIFA World Rankings.
FIFA unveiled their April rankings on Thursday, which saw the U.S. jump back up to No. 13 on the back of their 2-2 draw with Mexico. The result gives the U.S. a points total of 1015, four points ahead of No. 14 Chile and 24 points behind No. 12 Belgium.
In CONCACAF, Mexico also jumped up one spot to No. 19, Honduras moved up four places to No. 32, Costa Rica stayed level at No. 34, and Panama dropped six places to No. 35.
The latest rankings have Portugal moving up one place into No. 3, behind first-place Spain and second-place Germany. Colombia in No. 4 and Uruguay in No. 5 round out the top five. Argentina, who dropped three places, are tied with Brazil in sixth-place, followed by Switzerland, Italy, and Greece in the top ten.
What do you think of these rankings? Think the U.S. deserve their position? Do you see the U.S. staying in the Top 15 prior to the start of the World Cup?
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