Quarter-finalists France retain a narrow advantage in third place over Japan, despite the latter making it all the way to the final. The leading pack now has a new challenger in the shape of England, who have attained their highest-ever position after reaching the semi-finals and defeating Germany in the match for third place.
Elsewhere in the top ten, Sweden have lost further ground by slipping to seventh, while World Cup hosts Canada have dropped out of the top ten altogether after just two wins in five games against lesser-ranked teams, falling three places to 11th.
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Moves into top ten Norway (10th, up 1)
Moves out of top ten Canada (11th, down 3)
Matches played in total 138
Most matches played USA (11)
Biggest move by ranks Cameroon (43rd, up 10)
Biggest drop by ranks Ecuador (54th, down 6), Zimbabwe (104th, down 6)
Newly ranked teams Indonesia, Congo, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Gabon, Kenya
Teams that are no longer ranked Singapore, Lesotho