Saturday, October 4, 2008

Ballack Back strengthen Germany

Berlin - German national team appears ready to face the full strength of World Cup qualification 2010. Coach Joachim Loew has been able to call back Michael Ballack and Torsten Frings strengthen his team.

Ballack absent in the previous qualifying match when the first outdo Germany and Liechtenstein held 3-3 by Finland equilibrium. Now the captain has recovered from the foot injury and was ready to return to strengthen the team Panser middle of the field.

The strength of the German lines will be more respite after Frings is also absent after can play in the match because of previous broken nose. Per Mertesacker and Arne Friedrich also have been recovered from the injury.

However, Loew has decided not to call back the middle Christoph Metzelder Real Madrid in order to entertain his team in Russia later Dortmund on October 11, and face Wales in Moenchengladbach three days later.

"He is part of our plans but we agree that the appendix he does not exercise the match at Real Madrid in this season. It was still there and his readiness to work," said Loew This such as Reuters.

German team:

Goalkeeper: Robert Enke (Hanover 96), Rene Adler (Bayer Leverkusen), Tim Wiese (Werder Bremen)

Back: Clemens Fritz (Werder Bremen), Arne Friedrich (Hertha Berlin), Marcell Jansen (Hamburg SV), Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich), Per Mertesacker (Werder Bremen), Serdar Tasci (VfB Stuttgart), Heiko Westermann (Schalke 04)

Middle: Michael Ballack (Chelsea), Torsten Frings (Werder Bremen), Thomas Hitzlsperger (VfB Stuttgart), Jermaine Jones (Schalke 04), Simon Rolfes (Bayer Leverkusen), Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich), Piotr Trochowski (Hamburg SV)

Front: Mario Gomez (VfB Stuttgart), Patrick Helmes (Bayer Leverkusen), Miroslav Klose (Bayern Munich), Kevin Kuranyi (Schalke 04), Lukas Podolski (Bayern Munich)