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Pan Am ONE Americas’ Soccer Rankings for August 2013

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This month, as South American squads get into league play, Brazil’s top league is showing its parity, with Gremio moving up to number 3 in the Pan Am ONE Soccer rankings, Botafogo RJ moving into the top 10, and Fluminense moving downward.   Atlético Mineiro of Brazil and Olimpia of Paraguay retain the top two spots, based on their league play and their splendid runs through the Copa Libertadores.

Current World Cup Qualifying Standings

World Cup 2014 Qualifying – Americas Current Standings:

South America:   Top 4 teams qualify.  5th team will be allowed to continue to try and qualify in the intercontinental playoff system.  Note that Brasil is not competing as it automatically qualifies as the host country of the 2014 World Cup.  Each team has two matches remaining.

Team W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 7 5 1 25 9 +16 26
Colombia 7 2 3 21 7 +14 23
Ecuador 6 3 3 17 12 +5 21
Chile 7 0 6 21 21 0 21
Uruguay 4 4 4 18 21 −3 16
Venezuela 4 4 5 10 14 −4 16
Peru 4 2 6 12 17 −5 14
Bolivia 2 4 7 15 24 −9 10
Paraguay 2 2 8 9 23 −14 8

North America and Latin America:  Top 3 teams qualify.  4th place team will play a 2 game playoff against New Zealand, with the winner advancing to World Cup play.

Team W D L GF GA GD Pts
United States 4 1 1 7 3 +4 13
Costa Rica 3 2 1 7 3 +4 11
Mexico 1 5 0 3 2 +1 8
Honduras 2 1 3 6 7 −1 7
Panama 1 3 2 5 7 −2 6
Jamaica 0 2 4 2 8 −6 2