The U.S. men’s national team paid for its 2-0 loss to Canada in the Concacaf Nations League by dropping two spots to No. 25 in the latest FIFA world rankings, which were released Thursday morning.
The Americans recorded a 7-0 win over Cuba before the game in Toronto, Canada. The Canadians jumped six places to No. 69.
Mexico moved up a spot to 11th place.
As for the rest of the rankings, Belgium still is No. 1, ahead of France (unchanged) and Brazil (unchanged) as top 10 rivals Uruguay (fifth, up 1), Croatia (seventh, up 1) and Argentina (ninth, up 1) have at edged closer to the top.
The most significant rises were further down the ranking as Ukraine (22nd, up 3), Japan (28th, up 3), Turkey (32nd, up 4) and Russia (37th, up 5) are among the more notable climbers.
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