Malaysia have moved to within three spots of Singapore at 158th in the latest FIFA rankings, ahead of the friendly against their neighbours on Oct. 7
Ong Kim Swee's men surprisingly jumped nine places, despite their 3-0 mauling at the hands of Indonesia in an AFF Cup friendly on Sept 6.
That victory for Indonesia propelled them 10 spots higher to 181 after winning their first match from a year-long international exile.
The Harimau Malaysia have won only three times in 2016, with two 3-0 successes...
England have announced they will play an international friendly against France in Saint-Denis in June.
The Three Lions will make the trip to the Stade de France on June 13 after the conclusion of the 2016-17 season, with the game set to kick off at 9 p.m. local time.
The clash comes after Sam Allardyce's men face Scotland in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on June 10, with France facing Sweden a day earlier.
Despite their disastrous 3-0 defeat against Indonesia this week, Malaysia closed the gap on Singapore to just eight spots in the latest FIFA rankings.
Malaysia stayed steady at 167th in the world as Singapore fell one position to 159th, level with AFF Suzuki Cup co-hosts, Myanmar.
But the bad news for Harimau Malaysia is that the loss to the Indonesians wasn't taken into account in the latest rankings, which are for the period until the end of August.
The two nations will face off in the Causeway...