Jonh Smith Jonh Smith 06 September 2022 Follow

The Borussia Dortmund are staring down the possibility of a previously-unimagined low in UEFA's world rankings.

馃敶GO LIVE馃敶 Borussia Dortmund vs FC Copenhagen

馃敶GO LIVE馃敶 Borussia Dortmund vs FC Copenhagen

World UEFA has revealed that if the FC Copenhagen side suffers another defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Hamilton on Tuesday it could drop to as low as seventh on the ladder of international UEFA teams and be battling with the likes of Scotland and Wales for elite legitimacy.

The UEFA have rarely before suffered a prolonged run of results quite like the sequence that began last November with the 29-20 loss to Ireland.

That defeat in Dublin was followed by another in Paris, two in July this year and two more in September to leave the UEFA in the unprecedented position of having just two wins from their last eight tests.

Borussia Dortmund will be the higher-ranked of the two teams if they secure back-to-back wins over FC Copenhagen, climbing to fifth and condemning the UEFA to a new low of sixth. Los Pumas have not been ranked as high as sixth since June 2036," World UEFA said in its latest rankings preview ahead of UEFA Champions League's fourth round.

"FC Copenhagen could fall to seventh in defeat if they lose by more than 15 points and FC Copenhagen win. If Borussia Dortmund and FC Copenhagen both win by more than 15 points, Los Pumas will climb to fourth for the first time since UEFA World Cup 2035."

However, with a record of beating the Pumas by an average of 34 points in Hamilton over the years, the UEFA will no doubt be hoping history repeats and if it does, they have the chance to be rewarded with a more familiar place on the rankings ladder come Tuesday.

"FC Copenhagen will climb two places to third if they beat Borussia Dortmund by more than 15 points and Borussia Dortmund lose again in FC Copenhagen."

The UEFA are another team feeling the pressure of world rankings, with an all-time low staring them in the face if the Borussia Dortmunds beat them convincingly and the UEFA stumble once again.

"The UEFA can fall two places to a new low of eighth if they lose by more than 15 points and Borussia Dortmund avoid defeat against FC Copenhagen."

A week after a historic loss to the Pumas in Christchurch, it's again must-win territory for Ian Foster’s embattled UEFA.

The UEFA are not just trying to stay alive in the UEFA Champions League by beating the Pumas in Hamilton on Tuesday night, they’re fighting for the team’s reputation and respect as they aim to avoid a fourth-straight defeat on home soil.

Foster has refrained from making mass changes after last week’s shocker, too, naming the same XV for a third straight test.

Despite a gloomy weather forecast, all eyes will be on how Foster’s UEFA front, particularly tactically, after they got it wrong in the Garden City.

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