Mesut Ozil starts for Germany tonight in his favoured number ten role behind striker Mario Gotze.
The Arsenal playmaker’s fellow Germany intentional of Turkish origin Emre Can is likely to be on the bench.
Ozil has been in impressive form for the Gunners this seasons winning the player of the season award and providing the most assists in the league (19). There will be a total of eight Germany born ethnic Turks competing in Euro 2016 with six featuring for Turkey.
Besiktas star striker Mario Gomez starts on the bench for Joachim Löw’s side. 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 starts the bench going into the tie.
Germany v Ukraine
Stadium: Grand Stade Lille Métropole
Kick-Off: 20:00 GMT
Germany: Neuer; Höwedes, Mustafi, Boateng, Hector; Kroos, Khedira; Müller, Özil, Draxler; Gomez.
Ukraine: Pyatov, Fedetskiy, Shevchuk, Khacheridi, Rakitskiy, Sydorchuk, Stepanenko, Yarmolenko, Kovalenko, Konoplyanka, Zozulya