(Sporting Alert) — Mesut Ozil is among the starters tonight for Germany in their UEFA World Cup Group C clash against Faroe Islands at Torsvollor Stadium.
The midfielder playmaker, who left Real Madrid for Arsenal in the summer transfer window, is joined by former teammate Sami Khedira, as well as Bayern Munich pair Toni Kroos and Thomas Muller in the field.
Leading the attack is the ever-green Miroslav Klose and he is partnered by Julian Draxler to get the goals.
Philipp Lahm, Per Mertesacker, Marcel Schmelzer and Jerome Boateng are the protectors for goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.
A strong Germany bench has also been assembled with the likes of Mario Gomez, Benedikt Howedes, Mats Hummels and Andre Schurrle all waiting.
Faroe Islands v Germany
Faroe Islands: Nielsen, Johan Davidsen, Gregersen, Baldvinsson, Viljormur Davidsen, Benjaminsen, Udsen, Holst, Olsen, Justinussen, Edmundsson
Subs: Jorgensen, Mouritsen, Hansson, Jacobsen, Vatnsdal, Klettskard, Niclassen, Jonsson, Joensen
Germany: Neuer, Lahm, Boateng, Mertesacker, Schmelzer, Kroos, Khedira, Ozil, Muller, Klose, Draxler
Subs: Adler, Sven Bender, Howedes, Hummels, Schurrle, Kruse, Sam, Gomez, Zieler
Referee: Gediminas Mazeika (Lithuania)