Borussia Dortmund, two points ahead of Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga standings, will lift the title for the first time in 11 years if they beat Cologne on Saturday.
With the 'Klassiker' clash against Bayern Munich on the horizon, Borussia Dortmund will want to avoid a loss of focus against Cologne on Sunday with a title on the line
Flick also selected uncapped duo Werder Bremen striker Niklas Fuellkrug and 17-year-old Dortmund forward Youssoufa Moukoko.
Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus is set to return for Sunday's clash with league leaders Union Berlin, Dortmund coach Edin Terzic confirmed on Friday
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Borussia Dortmund twice came from behind to beat defending champions Bayern Munich 3-2.
France were held to a 0-0 draw by Germany in Munich in a flat start to the new UEFA Nations League.
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A groin injury means Marco Reus joins Julian Brandt, Sebastian Rudy and Karim Bellarabi to be excluded from the Germany squad while injured captain Bastian Schweinsteiger, who tore knee ligaments in March, was included.