Joachim Löw names Germany squad for Kazakhstan qualifiers
Germany coach Joachim Löw has named his 20 players squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Kazakhstan away in Astana on Friday (March 22) and at home in Nuremberg on Tuesday (March 26).
Holger Badstuber, Mats Hummels, Lars Bender, Sven Bender, Toni Kroos and Miroslav Klose will be miss the matches due to injury, while inform striker Stefan Kiessling was not called-up as some expected.
Joachim Loew had a number of late injuries for the squad but has not called-up any replacements.
René Adler (Hamburger SV), Manuel Neuer (FC Bayern München), Ron-Robert Zieler (Hannover 96)
Jérôme Boateng (FC Bayern München), Benedikt Höwedes (FC Schalke 04), Philip Lahm (FC Bayern München), Per Mertesacker (FC Arsenal), Marcel Schmelzer (Borussia Dortmund), Heiko Westermann (Hamburger SV)
Julian Draxler (FC Schalke 04), Mario Götze (Borussia Dortmund), Ilkay Gündogan (Borussia Dortmund), Sami Khedira (Real Madrid), Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München), Mesut Özil (Real Madrid), Lukas Podolski (FC Arsenal), Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund), André Schürrle (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Bastian Schweinsteiger (FC Bayern München)
Mario Gomez (FC Bayern München)