Germany v Sweden: Ozil one of four dropped by Joachim Low
Reus, Rudiger, Rudy and Hector come into the side
Sochi ITV, 7pm
World Cup holders Germany disappointed in the opening match of their defence with a 1-0 defeat to Mexico and Joachim Low has reacted to their stuttering start by making four changes.
Mesut Ozil, Sami Khedira, Mats Hummels and Marvin Plattenhardt have been dropped with Marco Reus, Antonio Rudiger, Sebastian Rudy and Jonas Hector being promoted to the starting line-up.
Low will expect to see a positive response from his players but it could be easier said than done against Sweden outfit whose success is built around a stubborn defence.
Sweden have made one change with Victor Lindelof replacing Pontus Jansson at the heart of their defence.
The Swedes recorded clean sheets in seven of their 12 World Cup qualifiers, which included keeping out five-time winners Italy in both legs of their playoff, and were resilient when beating South Korea 1-0 in their curtain-raiser.
However, they missed too many golden opportunities despite the win, highlighting their lack of attacking quality, and they make limited appeal despite the German's obvious troubles.
This could be a tense affair and backing one or both teams not to score looks the safest approach.
One or both teams not to score
2pts 11-10 general
Germany: Neuer, Kimmich, Boateng, Rüdiger, Hector, Rudy, Kroos, Reus, Muller, Draxler, Werner.
Sweden: Olsen; Lustig, Lindelof, Granqvist, Augustinsson; Claesson, Larsson, Ekdal, Forsberg; Berg, Toivonen.
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