Includes matches up to and including 20 September 2012.
See more info in the original 2014 FIFA World Cup seeding post.
This is the top 20 of the intermediate October 2013 ranking. Next month the 0.5 time frame will close and we'll have 50% of the final formula (i.e. only the last time frame will still be pending).
Netherlands replace Italy in the list of seeds.
Right now, the seeds for the 2014 World Cup would be: Brazil, Spain, Germany, Portugal, England, Uruguay, Argentina and Netherlands.
Top 3 teams by confederation:
AFC: Japan (21), Korea Republic (24), Australia (39)
CAF: Côte d'Ivoire (13), Algeria (22), Ghana (26)
CONCACAF: Mexico (15), USA (37), Panama (41)
CONMEBOL: Uruguay (5), Argentina (6), Colombia (9)
OFC: New Zealand (94), New Caledonia (130), Tahiti (137)
UEFA: Spain (1), Germany (2), Portugal (3)