Despite not having played since early July, Canada dropped one spot to No. 44 in the new FIFA world rankings released Thursday. The Canadian men started the year in 53rd place before working their way up to No. 43 in July following the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Canada remains third in CONCACAF, which covers North and Central America and the Caribbean, behind the 11th-ranked Americans and No. 12 Mexico. The Canadians' highest-ever ranking is No. 33, reached in February 2022 during their impressive World
Erik ten Hag’s side have lost four of their first six matches.
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