Jul 13, 2014 at 8pm UK at ​Maracana, Rio de Janeiro
Germany
1-0
Argentina
Gotze (113')
Schweinsteiger (29'), Howedes (34')
FT(HT: 0-0)

Mascherano (64'), Aguero (65')

Sami Khedira injured in warm-up, Christoph Kramer comes in for Germany

Sami Khedira in action for Germany against Italy on November 15, 2013.
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Sami Khedira is forced out of Germany's XI for the World Cup final against Argentina after picking up a calf injury in the warm-up.

Sami Khedira was forced out of Germany's XI for tonight's World Cup final against Argentina after picking up a calf injury in the warm-up.

The Real Madrid midfielder had been selected in a midfield three for the European outfit, but was a late withdrawal after suffering a problem some 15 minutes before kickoff.

As a result, Christoph Kramer has come into the team for his first competitive start for his country.

Germany are bidding to become the first European team to win the World Cup on South American soil.

The score is still goalless after 12 minutes.

Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during the Group F football match between Argentina and Iran at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil on June 21, 2014
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