Germany v USA – Confirmed starting line-up's – Arsenal star Mesut Ozil starts

Mesut Ozil will start tonight for Germany tonight in their international friendly game with the USA. The encounter takes place in Cologne and kick-off is at 19:45 (GMT).

Gundogan recently regained his place in the Germany squad following a lengthy injury lay-off. The 24-year-old has two goals in nine international caps.

Mesut Ozil will make his 65th appearance for Germany tonight. The Arsenal play-maker has 18 goals for his national team making him the third highest scorer in the squad – behind Lukas Podolski & Bastian Schweinsteiger.

Germany defeated the USA in last summers World Cup in Brazil by a 1-0 scoreline in a final group encounter, although both teams still qualified for the knockout stages.

USA will be hoping to pull off another surprise win following their 4-3 victory over the Netherlands last Friday.

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Germany: Zieler, Rudy, Malcolm, Rüdiger, Hector, Schweinsteiger (C), Gundogan, Herrmann, Özil, Schürrle, Götze

USA: Guzan; Chandler, Alvarado, Brooks, Johnson; Williams, Zardes, Diskerud, Bradley; Johannsson, Agudelo
Subs: Yedlin, Evans, Beckerman, Morales, Morris, Shea, Orozco, Ibarra, Wood, Yarbrough