Buoyed by four consecutive wins, the United States climbed past Germany to take over the No. 1 spot of the FIFA women’s rankings, which were released Friday.
In the last rankings, Germany had pushed the Americans out of the top position for the first time since March 2015.
But thanks to victories over Russia (two), Sweden and Norway, the Red, White and Blue assumed the leader role once again.
The U.S. added 13 points to boost it to 2,118, while Germany, up three points, moved to 2,111.
There was slight movement in the rest of the top 10 as Sweden had the biggest fall, tumbling from sixth to ninth place.
France remained in third place. Canada moved up a spot to fourth, trading places with England.
Japan was in sixth place, followed by Australia, Brazil, Sweden and North Korea.
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The next FIFA rankings are scheduled for Sept. 1.