Euro 2016 Germany v Ukraine: Arsenal star set to start – Predicted Line-ups

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 24: Mesut Oezil of Arsenal takes on Nathaniel Clyne of Liverpool during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on August 24, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

World champions Germany take on Ukraine in their opening Euro 2016 game at the x stadium.

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil is expected to start but fellow Germany intentional of Turkish origin Emre Can is likely to be on the bench.

Ozil has been in great form for the Gunners this seasons winning the player of the season award and providing the most assists in the league (19).

Besiktas star striker Mario Gomez is expected to start upfront. The Germany international played a key role in the Black Eagles winning the league title scoring 28 goals in the process.

Galatasaray forward Lukas Podolski is however, unlikely to start but almost certain to be on the bench going into the tie.

Germany v Ukraine

Stadium: Grand Stade Lille Métropole

Kick-Off: 20:00 GMT

Predicted Line-Ups:

Germany Predicted Line-ups: Neuer; Höwedes, Mustafi, Boateng, Hector; Kroos, Khedira; Müller, Özil, Draxler; Gomez.

Manager: Joachim Low

Ukraine Predicted Line-ups: Pyatov; Fedetskiy, Khacheridi, Rakitskiy, Shevchuk; Stepanenko, Sydorchuk, Garmash; Yarmolenko, Konoplyanka; Zozulya.

Manager: