Includes matches up to and including 17 October 2012.
See more info in the original 2014 FIFA World Cup seeding post.
This is the top 20 of the intermediate October 2013 ranking. We now have 50% of the final formula - only the last time frame still to be completed.
Italy replace Uruguay in the list of seeds.
Right now, the seeds for the 2014 World Cup would be: Brazil, Spain, Germany, Argentina, Portugal, Italy, England and the Netherlands.
Top 3 teams by confederation:
AFC: Japan (24), Korea Republic (30), Australia (33)
CAF: Côte d'Ivoire (14), Algeria (20), Ghana (27)
CONCACAF: Mexico (13), USA (34), Panama (43)
CONMEBOL: Argentina (3), Uruguay (8), Colombia (10)
OFC: New Zealand (87), New caledonia (103), Tahiti (137)
UEFA: Spain (1), Germany (2), Portugal (4)