Less than a month out from the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the Caltex Socceroos have remained in the same spot in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday night (AEST).
With no matches played by Bert van Marwijk’s troops since March, Australia has stayed in 40th spot in the rankings.
Iran remains the highest ranked Asian side in 36th spot, also not budging from their previous position, with Japan (60th) and Korea Republic (61st) the next best of the AFC nations.
France, Australia's first opponent at the World Cup in Russia on June 14, have remained sixth in the rankings, while there was also no movement for Peru, in 11th, or Denmark in 12th.
Upcoming friendly opponents Czech Republic stayed in 45th, while Hungary has jumped up one spot to 49th.
There was no change at all in the Top 10, with Germany, Brazil and Belgium remaining in the top three
Kuwait were the biggest movers, jumping 16 spots to 16oth, while the Philippines up two spots to 111th now sit in their best-ever position on the FIFA World Rankings.
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