The rankings of the national football teams of the world have been once again refreshed by the International Football Association (FIFA). The first three positions of the ranking have been achieved by Belgium, France, and Brazil. Crossing over every other nation, the first position has been taken over by Belgium, followed by France and Brazil in the second and third places respectively. Belgium remains as the leader of the ranking list. The positions for Brazil and France have been different earlier but both of them have changed in the position according to the list that has been recently released by FIFA.
There have been some major shifts in the first ten places for the FIFA ranking. Portugal has taken over the fifth position rising from sixth in the ranking. Previously, Uruguay was in fifth place. The national team of Ukraine remained in the 25th position in the recent FIFA ranking released. In the refreshed list released by FIFA, Spain has risen to the seventh position leaving behind Croatia. They were in the ninth position earlier. On the other hand, Croatia has come down to eighth place in the ranking. Columbia has come down from eighth place to the ninth one. Both England and Argentina have been successful to hold back their 4th and 10th place in the rankings list respectively.
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Recovering from the shock of lagging behind to a penalty at an early half of the match, Ukraine defeated South Korea by 3-1 and won the World Cup Final of u-20/. The star player for Ukraine was Vladyslav Supriaha, the nineteen-year-old player who scored twice as his country lifted the prestigious title for the 1st time. They succeed in the England side from 2017. The Koreans are going to take a lead in Lodz at central Poland with as Lee Kang transformed the 5th-minute penalty given after the review from VAR. this was when Kim Se-Yun was fouled at the edge of the box.
Nevertheless, Ukraine managed to level up in the thirty-fourth minute and Supriaha turned and prodded when the defense by the Korean had failed for clearing a free-kick. Thereafter, the same player had given Ukraine an 8 minutes lead in the 2nd half as he fired from home. This was when Kim Hyun-woo inadvertently played into his path while he tried making the challenge. The Koreans were able to level as the header from Lee-Jae-ik had been saved by Andriy Lunin when the ball hit the post towards its way into safety. Ukraine went on to secure the minute title since the time when Heorhiy Tsitaishvili almost ran half of the field prior to finishing in the far corner.
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After missing the UEFA Nations League, it remains to be seen of Cristiano Ronaldo will be back in the starting lineup for Portugal’s home match against Ukraine. Portugal take on Ukraine in the first Euro 2020 qualifier. The defending champions were able to claim the first European Championship success in 2016 and this follows a string of good results for the national team that began in 1966. Portugal have been able to finish in the semifinals on two occasions, as the runner-up on one occasion, and winnerin the latest edition. Ukraine have their work cut out against this formidable record.
Ronaldo, though, will be the star of the show if he makes his appearance for Portugal. The Juventus star has the most number of appearances (154) for the Portuguese national team and he is also the national team’s top scorer with 85 goals. In his absence, Portugal do not seem to play as well as they can. After struggling for goals in his first few months at Juventus, Ronaldo has been in superior form over the last few weeks. He has been at his best especially in the Champions League. Manager Fernando Santos will be keen on having a player like Ronaldo in the team, but Portugal are expected to breeze past the group stages even without the experienced campaigner.
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