Germany lost their opening World Cup game against Mexico and needed a very late goal to win their contest versus Sweden.

Now, the World Champions will collide against South Korea knowing that they need a good result to reach the Round of 16 of the tournament.

As far as Joachim Low’s team news is concerned, Mats Hummels is now fit and he should return to start in the defense. The Bayern Munich star’s usual central defensive partner, Jerome Boateng, was sent off in the last game so we can expect Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger to start.

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In the attacking midfield, Mesut Ozil was dropped against the Swedish side but the Arsenal superstar should return in place of Julian Draxler.

Sebastian Rudy has been ruled out of the clash against the Asians after suffering an injury in the last game and in his place, Man City star Gundogan should start.

Here is Germany’s predicted starting XI vs South Korea.

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