Germany coach Joachim Low says the three-time FIFA World Cup™ winners must improve ahead of Brazil 2014 following their fortuitous 1-0 win over an impressive Chile.
Arsenal have been given a double boost after announcing both defender Per Mertesacker and midfielder Tomas Rosicky have signed new contracts with the club.
League leaders Chelsea will seek to maintain their grip on top spot when they host Everton, while second-placed Arsenal will need to put their disappointing midweek UEFA Champions League form behind them against Sunderland.
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has urged his side to look to last season's trip to Bayern Munich for inspiration ahead of their last-16 second leg in March.
Arsene Wenger has challenged his Arsenal side to win at Newcastle to end the year as English Premier League leaders, saying that his team's "concentration is top" going into the match against the in-form side.
Manchester City asserted their Premier League title credentials with an extraordinary 6-3 defeat of leaders Arsenal, while Chelsea edged Crystal Palace 2-1 to move second.