Vietnam dropped out of top 100 in FIFA rankings
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Vietnam fell four places to 102nd in FIFA's after to Australia in a on Thursday. Specifically, Vietnam lost 0-4 in Melbourne, giving up 9.46 points and dropping out of the top 100 for the first time since November 2018.
They may if they defeat China in their next World Cup qualifier on February 1 in Hanoi. A win against China will earn them 15.47 points, putting them in 98th position. A draw them 2.97 points, while a defeat nets them 9.53 points and sends them farther down the rankings.
China on the other hand also fell to 75th position following a 0-2 defeat to Japan in another qualification on Thursday. Similar to Vietnam, the team also for the 2022 World Cup finals. With such , it will be interesting to watch the clash between the two teams.
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