Bayern Munich will seek to take advantage of VfB Stuttgart's disarray on Saturday to make it three wins out of three and close in on the Bundesliga leaders.
The eight teams in Europe's World Cup playoffs that could include the likes of former champions France and Germany will be seeded according to the rankings, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Tuesday.
Former Borussia Moenchengladbach and Argentina midfielder Federico Insua has returned to Boca Juniors on loan from America of Mexico, the Argentine club have announced.
The U.S. national soccer team finished the year at No. 11 in the FIFA world rankings Monday.