Date: 31st March 2016 at 5:12pm
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Name: Mesut Ozil
Position: Attacking Midfielder
Country: Germany

28 December 2015 - Premier League - Arsenal v AFC Bournemouth :Mesut Ozil celebrates after scoring the second goal for Arsenal.Photo: Mark Leech

Mesut Ozil was impressive for Germany over the international break. Photo: Mark Leech/Offside

It may have not been the result he would have liked coming up against a number of his Premier League rivals on Saturday night, but Mesut Ozil did come out of the 3-2 loss to England in Berlin with some credit.

The Arsenal playmaker, who has enjoyed an excellent personal season in the Premier League, with 18 assists, set up Toni Kroos for the opening goal against the Three Lions, before things turned in the second half for Germany.

The reigning world champions were certainly more impressive in their second international friendly over the Easter weekend, beating Italy 4-1 – the first time they had won against the Azzurri for 21 years.

Ozil scored his nation’s fourth from the spot, and Joachim Low’s side will be looking forward to trying to win their second successive major tournament in France this summer.

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