In the aftermath of the U.S.' World Cup exit, theories have been offered as to how to fix things. Almost 20 years ago, Germany faced a similar issue.
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England will be in Pot 2 for the group stage draw of the 2018 UEFA Nations League draw, which takes place on Jan. 24.
Germany will stay top of the FIFA World Ranking for the second consecutive month when the new table is published on Monday.
Champions Germany defend their crown at the World Cup but Joachim Low has plenty of problems to solve, including at left-back and in attack.
The World Cup holders averaged more than four goals a game and conceded only four.
Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi looks set for an extended spell on the sidelines after limping out of Germany's 5-1 win over Azerbaijan.
Leon Goretzka inspired Germany to a 5-1 rout over Azerbaijan as the defending champions wrapped up their World Cup qualification campaign in style.
Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos will not play in Germany's final World Cup qualifying game against Azerbaijan this Sunday due to a rib injury.
Sebastian Rudy set his sights on winning the World Cup after Germany beat Northern Ireland 3-1 on Thursday to seal their qualification.
England wasted little time in announcing their next friendly games after sealing qualification to the 2018 World Cup on Thursday night.
Germany will be in Russia next summer to defend their World Cup crown having sealed their qualification by inflicting defeat on Northern Ireland.
Michael O'Neill has told his Northern Ireland players that world champion Germany are "formidable but not invincible."
Germany are first in UEFA's Group C entering the final two rounds, with 13 teams guaranteed to qualify automatically or via the playoffs.
Joachim Low's side travel to Northern Ireland, where a draw will guarantee them a place in Russia, before hosting Azerbaijan.
Coach Joachim Low has opted not to call up a replacement, the DFB said.
Neuer won't be able to play until at least January after breaking his left foot. Judging by his teammates' reactions, he will be missed.
Manuel Neuer has been ruled out for Bayern Munich's trip to Schalke on Tuesday and could face a longer spell on the sidelines with a foot injury.
The world champions beat Czech Republic and Norway in World Cup qualifying this week.
FIFA has opened a disciplinary case against the German football federation after fans chanted Nazi slogans during a World Cup qualifying game.