World Cup news

Bender returns to Germany squad

March 23, 2013
By ESPN staff
Germany coach Joachim Low has added Sven Bender to his squad for Tuesday night's World Cup qualifier with Kazakhstan in Nurnberg.

The Borussia Dortmund midfielder, who was part of Low's original squad selection from last Thursday, but withdrew due to flu, will fill in for Bastian Schweinsteiger, who picked up a yellow card in the 3-0 win over Kazakhstan on Friday night, earning a suspension.

Bender has just three caps, but can expect a fourth on Tuesday night due to a shortage ...

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