Two big wins in qualifying for the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar hasn’t been enough to see the Caltex Socceroos climb up in the latest release of the FIFA world rankings.
Graham Arnold’s side have remained steady at number 44 in the world, ahead of Norway and just behind the Czech Republic.
The Caltex Socceroos played two matches since the last ranking were released in September, beating Nepal 5-0 and Chinese Taipei 7-1.
Australia’s spot at number 44 sees them sit as the fourth highest rated nation from the AFC, behind Iran (27), Japan (28) and Korea Republic (39).
The was no new nation entering the top 10, with Belgium still holding the number 1 ranking ahead of France (second) and Brazil (third).
The next rankings will be published in November.
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