Malaysia (166th) widened their lead over neighbours Singapore (171st) to five places after the release of the latest FIFA rankings.
Injured Ki Sung-Yueng will captain South Korea in their final World Cup qualifiers against Iran and Uzbekistan, even if he remains on the sidelines.
Questions linger over the availability of Swansea City midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng for the nation's 2018 AFC World Cup qualifier against Iran on Aug. 31.
Australian captain Mile Jedinak's hopes of appearing in a Socceroos shirt for World Cup qualifiers with Japan and Thailand appear dashed.
Thailand's Chanathip Songkrasin starred on his J.League debut on Saturday as Consadole Sapporo defeated 10-man Urawa Reds 2-0.
FIFA has fined Qatar's federation after national team players breached rules against political statements.