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Italy move into top five

November 7, 2012
By ESPN staff
Italy have replaced England in the top five of the FIFA World Rankings.

Spain and Germany remain first and second respectively, while Argentina leapfrog Portugal into third. Italy, who eliminated England en route to reaching the Euro 2012 final, are now fifth after taking ten points from their opening four games in qualification for the World Cup, while Roy Hodgson's men fall to sixth.

Netherlands, Colombia, Russia and Croatia make up the rest of the top ten, while Uruguay drop ...

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