Ranking football clubs by the dominant eigenvector of the points-won matrix.

World 1990-97

1991-98

EP Pts W D L GF GA GP PR
1 Italy 6.6313 118 34 16 5 88 30 55 2
2 Germany 6.2586 110 33 11 5 104 46 49 5
3 Brazil 5.1802 115 35 10 6 109 32 51 3
4 Spain 4.3779 109 32 13 7 115 39 52 6
5 Denmark 4.0307 94 27 13 6 76 32 46 13
6 Argentina 3.5825 100 27 19 10 79 52 56 10
7 Netherlands 3.3578 107 31 14 9 117 37 54 7
8 Bulgaria 2.6742 86 26 8 12 89 52 46 19
9 Romania 2.5428 100 30 10 10 112 48 50 9
10 France 2.4643 74 21 11 4 66 23 36 35
11 Mexico 2.1341 122 35 17 13 157 58 65 1
12 Norway 2.0517 79 23 10 6 73 20 39 24
13 Zambia 1.9987 113 34 11 12 90 36 57 4
14 Czech Republic 1.9852 93 27 12 15 97 50 54 15
15 England 1.9723 72 19 15 5 65 25 39 38
16 Portugal 1.9250 85 25 10 7 75 22 42 22
17 Russia 1.7978 88 25 13 10 98 40 48 16
18 Colombia 1.7395 78 21 15 16 68 51 52 29
19 Yugoslavia 1.6060 60 19 3 3 73 18 25 44
20 Nigeria 1.6025 94 28 10 9 83 31 47 12
21 Cameroon 1.5635 100 27 19 11 72 52 57 11
22 Sweden 1.5106 70 20 10 12 68 46 42 39
23 Scotland 1.4614 86 25 11 11 68 34 47 20
24 Ireland 1.4373 79 20 19 11 77 43 50 25
25 Croatia 1.4318 48 14 6 4 47 23 24 62
26 Uruguay 1.3354 76 21 13 16 60 53 50 32
27 Ghana 1.2679 86 26 8 10 56 28 44 21
28 Switzerland 1.2206 67 19 10 12 74 43 41 41
29 Algeria 1.0542 75 21 12 10 63 39 43 33
30 Belgium 1.0456 78 24 6 14 73 45 44 28
31 Ivory Coast 0.9379 74 21 11 10 57 39 42 36
32 Saudi Arabia 0.9188 93 27 12 8 89 37 47 14
33 Australia 0.9028 59 18 5 4 73 20 27 45
34 Bolivia 0.8727 57 15 12 17 59 56 44 50
35 Costa Rica 0.8131 88 26 10 22 93 70 58 17
36 Paraguay 0.8062 57 16 9 13 44 46 38 51
37 Greece 0.8014 63 19 6 12 55 34 37 43
38 Jamaica 0.7796 107 31 14 12 90 60 57 8
39 Ecuador 0.7595 54 15 9 17 55 43 41 54
40 Japan 0.7473 82 24 10 3 99 24 37 23
41 Morocco 0.7410 78 23 9 11 64 26 43 26
42 United States 0.7409 76 22 10 14 64 50 46 31
43 Egypt 0.7150 77 20 17 16 86 44 53 30
44 Austria 0.6445 59 18 5 18 69 51 41 47
45 Iran 0.6293 87 25 12 8 133 38 45 18
46 Chile 0.5725 40 11 7 14 50 41 32 74
47 Peru 0.5679 44 12 8 19 43 62 39 68
48 Poland 0.5271 43 11 10 13 42 45 34 70
49 Tunisia 0.4841 59 15 14 5 49 23 34 46
50 South Korea 0.4610 74 22 8 9 87 37 39 34
51 Zimbabwe 0.4440 56 15 11 12 49 45 38 53
52 Honduras 0.4324 78 23 9 15 88 58 47 27
53 Guinea 0.4297 56 16 8 15 52 38 39 52
54 South Africa 0.4160 47 14 5 8 34 26 27 63
55 Turkey 0.4136 39 11 6 18 49 55 35 77
56 Northern Ireland 0.4081 51 13 12 15 51 49 40 58
57 Wales 0.4048 45 13 6 15 56 58 34 64
58 El Salvador 0.3850 69 20 9 20 72 68 49 40
59 Gabon 0.3767 57 15 12 11 41 37 38 49
60 Israel 0.3731 31 8 7 13 32 47 28 90
61 Ukraine 0.3696 34 10 4 8 22 24 22 85
62 United Arab Emirates 0.3495 67 19 10 10 56 46 39 42
63 Sierra Leone 0.3435 42 12 6 10 27 30 28 71
64 Zaire 0.3422 58 15 13 16 53 39 44 48
65 China 0.3268 72 22 6 9 77 34 37 37
66 Hungary 0.3207 37 9 10 15 34 53 34 81
67 Angola 0.3172 51 13 12 11 43 33 36 57
68 Finland 0.2564 40 11 7 18 43 56 36 76
69 Lithuania 0.2521 42 12 6 14 32 41 32 72
70 Canada 0.2442 52 14 10 14 50 66 38 56
71 Senegal 0.2392 49 13 10 18 45 47 41 61
72 Slovakia 0.2277 30 9 3 8 32 32 20 93
73 Iceland 0.2172 31 8 7 19 28 44 34 91
74 Kenya 0.2118 39 11 6 14 34 40 31 78
75 Mali 0.2073 44 13 5 15 38 41 33 67
76 Georgia 0.2044 25 8 1 9 21 22 18 101
77 Kuwait 0.1900 50 14 8 8 60 28 30 59
78 Congo 0.1792 29 7 8 14 20 30 29 95
79 Mozambique 0.1707 45 12 9 14 39 43 35 65
80 Qatar 0.1285 49 15 4 9 59 28 28 60
81 Togo 0.1210 36 9 9 19 30 51 37 82
82 Latvia 0.1199 27 7 6 19 25 55 32 99
83 Iraq 0.1183 43 13 4 6 61 25 23 69
84 Uganda 0.1182 32 7 11 8 27 35 26 88
85 Liberia 0.1180 31 8 7 11 20 31 26 89
86 Burundi 0.1076 17 4 5 2 9 8 11 121
87 Guatemala 0.1062 40 11 7 11 25 31 29 75
88 Cyprus 0.1056 24 6 6 24 26 78 36 103
89 Burkina Faso 0.1027 23 6 5 12 27 43 23 108
90 Bosnia-Herzegovina 0.1001 9 3 0 5 9 14 8 149
91 Sudan 0.0991 25 7 4 11 17 29 22 102
92 Macedonia 0.0979 20 5 5 10 31 36 20 115
93 Slovenia 0.0958 12 3 3 12 18 33 18 139
94 Ethiopia 0.0909 22 5 7 18 19 62 30 111
95 Madagascar 0.0886 18 5 3 3 13 9 11 120
96 Malawi 0.0830 23 6 5 13 22 37 24 107
97 Tanzania 0.0825 23 6 5 13 24 31 24 106
98 Albania 0.0726 20 5 5 29 25 83 39 116
99 Namibia 0.0699 28 6 10 14 27 53 30 98
100 Belarus 0.0689 15 4 3 13 13 34 20 129
101 Panama 0.0685 29 8 5 13 31 45 26 96
102 Syria 0.0639 34 10 4 6 53 21 20 83
103 Venezuela 0.0598 8 1 5 31 23 116 37 153
104 Niger 0.0580 23 7 2 7 19 17 16 105
105 Uzbekistan 0.0558 28 8 4 7 41 31 19 97
106 Trinidad and Tobago 0.0543 52 16 4 16 81 45 36 55
107 Moldova 0.0486 9 3 0 15 13 48 18 151
108 Armenia 0.0482 13 2 7 11 13 34 20 136
109 Kazakhstan 0.0451 21 6 3 7 23 27 16 113
110 Swaziland 0.0430 9 2 3 5 5 17 10 150
111 Thailand 0.0423 38 11 5 10 55 37 26 79
112 North Korea 0.0420 33 10 3 6 34 23 19 87
113 Luxembourg 0.0404 11 3 2 27 9 74 32 146
114 Azerbaijan 0.0375 4 1 1 16 5 51 18 168
115 Martinique 0.0349 44 13 5 6 50 33 24 66
116 Cuba 0.0332 34 11 1 7 43 24 19 84
117 Benin 0.0308 11 2 5 21 15 59 28 145
118 New Zealand 0.0265 20 6 2 6 28 14 14 114
119 Oman 0.0242 33 10 3 7 47 17 20 86
120 Mauritania 0.0240 12 2 6 12 8 32 20 140
121 Malta 0.0230 8 1 5 32 9 105 38 154
122 Faroe Islands 0.0224 16 5 1 32 24 130 38 126
123 Malaysia 0.0215 25 6 7 4 29 19 17 100
124 Bermuda 0.0168 14 4 2 6 16 19 12 132
125 Singapore 0.0149 29 8 5 8 32 31 21 94
126 Estonia 0.0148 5 1 2 27 8 74 30 166
127 Yemen 0.0145 22 6 4 8 24 28 18 110
128 Mauritius 0.0130 2 0 2 16 7 41 18 172
129 Tajikistan 0.0107 16 5 1 2 19 7 8 123
130 Botswana 0.0104 5 0 5 13 6 46 18 164
131 Guinea-Bissau 0.0090 3 1 0 7 6 23 8 170
132 St Vincent and the Grenadines 0.0089 42 12 6 21 66 104 39 73
133 Liechtenstein 0.0088 1 0 1 19 4 92 20 178
134 Saint Lucia 0.0087 37 11 4 11 37 37 26 80
135 Indonesia 0.0087 19 4 7 11 32 39 22 118
136 Lebanon 0.0077 21 5 6 5 19 22 16 112
137 Lesotho 0.0076 7 1 4 3 8 17 8 158
138 Jordan 0.0074 16 4 4 6 20 20 14 124
139 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.0073 30 7 9 6 32 31 22 92
140 Chad 0.0072 2 0 2 2 2 7 4 171
141 Gambia 0.0067 6 2 0 2 4 8 4 162
142 Bahrain 0.0060 15 4 3 7 13 20 14 128
143 Kyrgyzstan 0.0059 12 4 0 5 15 18 9 137
144 Haiti 0.0057 14 4 2 2 15 13 8 131
145 Hong Kong 0.0049 19 5 4 9 26 34 18 119
146 Grenada 0.0046 19 5 4 6 25 25 15 117
147 San Marino 0.0043 1 0 1 35 5 157 36 179
148 Fiji 0.0034 13 4 1 3 10 10 8 133
149 French Guiana 0.0028 11 3 2 7 16 20 12 141
150 Turkmenistan 0.0021 7 2 1 7 11 21 10 159
151 Papua New Guinea 0.0020 7 2 1 3 5 13 6 156
152 Guadeloupe 0.0019 7 2 1 4 9 14 7 155
153 Dominican Republic 0.0018 23 6 5 7 25 41 18 109
154 Suriname 0.0015 13 3 4 4 9 13 11 134
155 Sint Maarten 0.0011 16 5 1 4 11 12 10 125
156 Barbados 0.0011 23 7 2 6 24 14 15 104
157 Guyana 0.0009 15 4 3 12 20 49 19 130
158 Antigua and Barbuda 0.0008 13 3 4 8 20 29 15 135
159 Taiwan 0.0007 5 1 2 14 8 60 17 165
160 Dominica 0.0007 15 4 3 7 22 24 14 127
161 Cayman Islands 0.0007 11 3 2 9 16 39 14 143
162 Puerto Rico 0.0007 17 5 2 10 21 36 17 122
163 India 0.0006 11 3 2 10 16 44 15 144
164 Belize 0.0006 1 0 1 5 4 13 6 173
165 Vietnam 0.0005 6 2 0 14 10 44 16 163
166 Myanmar 0.0003 7 2 1 3 11 20 6 157
167 Netherlands Antilles 0.0003 12 3 3 4 14 19 10 138
168 Solomon Islands 0.0002 7 1 4 7 15 39 12 161
169 Macao 0.0002 11 3 2 13 15 90 18 147
170 British Virgin Islands 0.0001 4 1 1 5 9 21 7 167
171 Cambodia 0.0001 1 0 1 5 2 27 6 176
172 Tahiti 0.0001 11 3 2 7 10 32 12 142
173 Bangladesh 0.0001 9 3 0 13 11 49 16 152
174 Aruba 0.0000 3 1 0 7 10 25 8 169
175 Sri Lanka 0.0000 10 3 1 13 9 55 17 148
176 Vanuatu 0.0000 1 0 1 5 3 21 6 174
177 Nepal 0.0000 1 0 1 11 4 45 12 177
178 Anguilla 0 1 0 1 8 5 28 9 175
178 Maldives 0 0 0 0 12 4 89 12 183
178 Montserrat 0 7 2 1 3 5 26 6 160
178 Nicaragua 0 0 0 0 12 6 45 12 181
178 Pakistan 0 0 0 0 16 5 74 16 182
178 Philippines 0 0 0 0 6 1 30 6 180

EigenPoints, Points, Wins, Draws, Losses, GoalsFor, GoalsAgainst, GamesPlayed, PointsRank.

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Includes all competitive matches during the eight-year window: Qualifying and final tournament matches of the World Cup and the continental championships of FIFAs confederations, and the Confederations Cup.
Matches decided on penalties are treated as ties.