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Friday, May 17, 2013

May 2013: FIFA Ranking vs. Elo Ratings

Top 10 differences for countries with a better Elo Rating:

Team - FIFA Ranking - Elo Rating - Difference


South Sudan 200 139 61
Korea DPR 115 57 58
Syria 138 80 58
Fiji 177 121 56
Kuwait 113 70 43
China PR 98 56 42
Iraq 97 59 38
New Zealand 87 52 35
United Arab Emirates 89 55 34
Eritrea 198 164 34


Top 10 differences for countries with a better FIFA Ranking:

Team - FIFA Ranking - Elo Rating - Difference


Equatorial Guinea 61 123 -62
Central African Republic 64 117 -53
Sierra Leone 67 114 -47
Puerto Rico 125 171 -46
Algeria 35 78 -43
Haiti 59 101 -42
Afghanistan 140 180 -40
Albania 43 82 -39
Dominican Republic 95 134 -39
Suriname 113 150 -37

Top 50 nations only (in the top 50 in at least one of the rankings)

Top 10 differences for countries with a better Elo Rating:

Team - FIFA Ranking - Elo Rating - Difference


Finland 83 50 33
Egypt 68 43 25
Australia 47 29 18
Poland 63 46 17
Brazil 19 3 16
Korea Republic 42 27 15
Iran 57 45 12
Sweden 24 13 11
Ukraine 37 26 11
Paraguay 44 34 10

Top 10 differences for countries with a better FIFA Ranking:

Team - FIFA Ranking - Elo Rating - Difference


Algeria 35 78 -43
Albania 43 82 -39
Mali 26 51 -25
Zambia 46 71 -25
Burkina Faso 50 72 -22
Tunisia 41 61 -20
Ghana 22 40 -18
Montenegro 27 42 -15
Wales 49 63 -14
Greece 13 23 -10

Matches I would have liked to see before the next ranking:

Finland - Albania
Egypt - Algeria
Australia - Montenegro
Poland - Equatorial Guinea
Brazil - Greece
Korea Republic - Mali
Iran - Haiti
Sweden - Hungary
Ukraine - Slovenia
Paraguay - Wales

1 comment:

  1. Egypt - Algeria

    Always "fun" when those two get together.

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