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After a busy qualifying programme last week,Brazil,Portugal,Argentina,BelgiumandPolandare also top-seeded for theDec. 1 draw in Moscow.

Herculez Gomez assesses which of the qualified CONCACAF teams can make the deepest run at the World Cup.

Information from the Press Association was used in this report.

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Russia are top-seeded for the World Cup despite being ranked 65th as they are hosting next summers tournament, which is why 2010 world champions Spain miss out on a place in Pot One.Switzerlandhad sat seventh in last months ranking but have since dropped down to 11th.

Europe has 28 teams in the top 50, one more than last month -- a rise that comes at the expense of South America, which has been reduced to eight teams.

Spain miss out on World Cup draw seeding as FIFA confirms ranking

Mexicoin 16th head CONCACAF teams, with the eliminatedUnited States27th, whileTunisiain 28th are Africas best, and 34th-placedIranlead Asia.

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ESPN FCs Gab Marcotti believes Jorge Sampaoli will employ his experience and make Argentina a force at Russia 2018.

FIFA uses itsOctober World Rankingto decide all four seeding pots despite nine places in the 32-team World Cup lineup still to be decided in November.

Ninth-placedChileare the highest-ranked team that have iled to qualify for the World Cup, whilePerurose into the top 10 for the first time after qualifying for the intercontinental playoff against New Zealand.

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Francerise one place to seventh to edge outSpainas defending championsGermanyhead an unchanged top six.

FIFA has confirmed the seven highest-ranked nations joining hostsRussiaas the top-seeded teams in the World Cup draw.

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