Timo Werner is only 22 years old, but already a key player in the Germany squad. He won the Golden boot at the Confed Cup. But can he also impress at the World Cup in Russia?
Leroy Sane and Niklas Süle both scored their first goal for Germany as Joachim Löw's side eased past Russia. Löw made a number of changes and several young players impressed as the hosts blew Russia away early on.
Der Klassiker isn't the only big Bundesliga clash this weekend. Bayer Leverkusen's recent attacking revival faces another stern test as Heiko Herrlich's men take on the league's best defensive outfit, RB Leipzig.
Borussia Dortmund have extended their lead over Bayern Munich to four points ahead of next weekend's "Klassiker." Eintracht Frankfurt and RB Leipzig continued their positive form, while Stuttgart and Düsseldorf struggle.
After a torrid 2018, Germany are aiming to end on a high note as they look to get their fans back onside. Head coach Joachim Löw wants to build on positive signals in the final two games of the year.
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