All the ranking methods on this site solve an associated linear system. The purpose is for wins against strong teams to count more to an overall rating than wins against weaker teams. If you include scores, then a win by 1 point is worth less than a win by 2 points. Which is better? It depends. We have found that for evenly matched teams scores can create noise that weakens the rankings. Yet, you may want to try each and lean on your intuition of the game.

Matches are categorized by FIFA by type and weighted accordingly. Set your parameters below. The value used by FIFA is written into each field for your reference. The smallest allowable weight is 0.1 and the largest is 10 so each of your selections need to be in this range.