Germany goes into its World Cup qualifyer having already booked a spot at Brazil 2014. But Joachim Löw's squad will be looking for revenge after drawing 4-4 in Berlin in the first leg.
After a disastrous World Cup campaign, the relationship between the German national team and its fans is at a low ebb. On Thursday, Joachim Löw's team could be set to play in a half-empty stadium in Leipzig.
Joachim Löw promised "clear changes" after the World Cup. New faces have been integrated into an evolving Germany side, but who else deserves a shot? DW looks at five in-form players knocking on Die Mannschaft’s door…
German FA boss Reinhard Grindel has backed FIFA plans for a new Club World Cup as he seeks re-election to FIFA's executive council. Grindel also supports scrapping the Confederations Cup, which Germany won in 2017.
Nations League relegation is the knock on effect of Germany's four-year fall from grace. If it speeds up Joachim Löw's rebuilding process though, it could be a blessing in disguise, writes DW’s James Thorogood.
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