The unrelated journey of Robin Koch announced the German Football Association (DFB) on Monday evening. The 25-year-old from the English Premier League Club Leeds United had been nominated for the DFB-ECT for the first time since last summer. Previously, Bayern-Profi Joshua Kimmich (date of birth of the third child) and attacker Karim Adeyemi from Red Bull Salzburg failed because of a muscle injury to the thigh. Thus, national coach Hansi Flick initially only available 23 players. The first international match in the World Cup year will take place on Saturday (20.45 pm / ZDF) in Sinsheim, opponents is Israel. Three days later, Amsterdam against the Netherlands comes to the first hardness test.