Germany trained for their Uefa Nations League clash against Spain on Tuesday, knowing that they only need a draw to be sure of finishing top.
Joachim Low’s side will need to be careful as they are still not the finished article with the manager tinkering with new call-ups and looking for players beyond his established Bayern Munich block.
While Leon Goretzka helped Germany to a 3-1 win over coronavirus-weakened Ukraine on Saturday, it was another lacklustre effort.
The situation is not that different for Spain either, who were held to a surprise 1-1 draw with Switzerland. Spain captain Sergio Ramos will be keen to atone for missing two penalties in that game when he leads his team out in his hometown Seville.
Another player in focus will be Manuel Neuer who can make history on Tuesday by clocking up a record 96th appearance in goal for Germany.
Neuer equalled Sepp Maier's record of 95 appearances, set in 1979, in Saturday's win in Leipzig.
"It's about time. It's 41 years since I set the record and I congratulate him," Maier, 76, told DPA last week.