Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is likely to join Mario Gotze on the sidelines for Germany's final Euro 2016 qualifier against Georgia on Sunday.
The Germany captain, 31, felt his left thigh tighten in the final training session ahead of the world champions' game against Republic of Ireland on Thursday.
It was then decided that he should sit out the 1-0 loss in Dublin.
Bayern attacker Gotze, meanwhile, appeared to overstretch as he tussled for possession with Ireland midfielder...
German attacker Thomas Muller claims that "play-acting" and a "weak referee" played a part in the world champions' shock Euro 2016 qualifying defeat against Republic of Ireland.
Germany missed a chance to seal their place in next summer's tournament as Shane Long's 70th-minute strike saw the home team win Thursday's Group D clash 1-0 in Dublin.
Muller squandered a glorious opportunity to equalise when he fired wide from inside the box late on, meaning two teams from Germany, Poland and the Republic...
Martin O'Neill joked that Republic of Ireland should be handed the Euro 2016 trophy after a thrilling victory over world champions Germany.
Substitute Shane Long's sumptuous strike secured a 1-0 win over the Group D leaders to go with the draw they claimed in Gelsenkirchen 12 months ago and, with with Sunday's trip to Poland to come, they have secured a playoff berth at worst.
O'Neill said: "I'm ecstatic that we have won the game. You would think that beating the Germans and not being beaten by them...