The Boateng brothers - Jerome and Kevin-Prince - start for their respective national teams in Germany's World Cup clash with Ghana.
boss Germany has opted against making any changes to his team for tonight's Joachim Low clash with World Cup in Fortaleza. Ghana
The Germans kicked off their Group G campaign in style by thumping Portugal 4-0
on Monday, and Low has stuck to a winning formula by naming an identical starting lineup. , whose participation was doubted after picking up a groin injury, shakes off the complaint to partner Mats Hummels in the heart of defence. Per Mertesacker , who scored a hat-trick in the thrashing of Portugal, also retains his selection, with Thomas Muller and Mesut Ozil among those in close support of the Bayern Munich man. Mario Gotze
comes into the first XI for Ghana and is poised to face his half-brother, Kevin-Prince Boateng . Jerome Boateng
The Schalke 04 midfielder started on the bench for their
2-1 defeat to the USA in the Group G opener earlier in the week, but has made the starting lineup this evening to provide an intriguing subplot to tonight's spectacle. Germany: Neuer; Boateng, Mertesacker, Hummels, Howedes; Lahm, Khedira; Kroos, Ozil, Gotze, Muller © Getty Images Ghana: Dauda; Mensah, Boye, Asamoah, Atsu; KP Boateng, Rabiu, Muntari, Afful; Andre Ayew; Gyan © Getty Images
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