Manchester City have beaten fierce competition from the likes of Liverpool and Bayern Munich to be named the best team in world football right now.

Pep Guardiola’s men failed to defend their status as Premier League champions as Liverpool beat them to the league title.

But City, who won the League Cup, still have the chance to add further silverware to their season as they resume their Champions League campaign this month.Advert

FiveThirtyEight has now revealed that City remain top of their worldwide rankings for football teams.

City were awarded an SPI score of 95.6, putting them firmly ahead of their competition from around the world.

German champions Bayern finished second with a 94.1 SPI score, while Liverpool came third with 91.1.

Posted below are the 50 best teams in world football right now, according to FiveThirtyEight.

50. Osasuna (La Liga)

49. Watford (Premier League/Championship)

48. Lille (Ligue 1)Advert

47. Burnley (Premier League)

46. Sheffield United (Premier League)

45. Lazio (Serie A)

44. Eintracht Frankfurt (Bundesliga)Advert

43. Real Betis (La Liga)

42. Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukrainian Premier League)

41. Benfica (Primeira Liga)

40. Lyon (Ligue 1)

39. Leganes (La Liga)

38. Everton (Premier League)

37. Wolfsburg (Bundesliga)

36. Flamengo (Brasileirao)

35. Hoffenheim (Bundesliga)

34. Olympiacos (Super League)

33. Southampton (Premier League)

32. Granada (La Liga)

31. Porto (Primeira Liga)

30. Roma (Serie A)

29. Arsenal (Premier League)

28. Tottenham Hotspur (Premier League)

27. Ajax (Eredivisie)

26. Getafe (La Liga)

25. Villarreal (La Liga)

24. Real Sociedad (La Liga)

23. Napoli (Serie A)

22. Zenit Saint Petersburg (Russian Premier League)

21. Borussia Monchengladbach (Bundesliga)

20. Bayer Leverkusen (Bundesliga)

19. Juventus (Serie A)

18. AC Milan (Serie A)

17. Leicester City (Premier League)

16. RB Salzburg (Austrian Bundesliga)

15. Wolverhampton Wanderers (Premier League)

14. Inter Milan (Serie A)

13. Sevilla (La Liga)

12. Atalanta (Serie A)

11. Borussia Dortmund (Bundesliga)

10. Atletico Madrid (La Liga)

9. RB Leipzig (Bundesliga)

8. Chelsea (Premier League)

7. Manchester United (Premier League)

6. Real Madrid (La Liga)

5. Paris Saint-Germain (Ligue 1)

4. Barcelona (La Liga)

3. Liverpool (Premier League)

2. Bayern Munich (Bundesliga)

1. Manchester City (Premier

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