Germany 4-1 Kazakhstan
Borussia Dortmund trio Ilkay Gündogan, Marco Reus and Mario Götze (from l. to. r.) were all on target in Germany's 4-1 home victory over Kazakhstan
Germany pinned their eastern European visitors back in their own half from the off, with Götze (c.) and Co. carving out a string of early half-chances...
...before Reus (.l) broke the deadlock for Germany, firing the ball into the bottom-left hand corner 23 minutes into the game
Only four minutes later, Götze (r.) crowned an energetic individual run by team captain Philipp Lahm to double the hosts' lead
Gündogan (c.) looked particularly impressive in the Germany midfield before the break, pulling the strings for the three-time world champions
The 22-year-old (No14) struck his first international goal to make it 3-0 for Germany
The game took on a slightly different complexion after the break, however, as Greuther Fürth's Heinrich Schmidtgal (r.) pulled one back for Kazakhstan
Germany were made to work much harder by the visitors, who had the odd chance to further reduce the deficit
Nevertheless, Germany remained in the driving seat and created several opportunities themselves. Both Mesut Özil (r.)...
...and FC Bayern Munich's Thomas Müller saw their efforts come off the woodwork...
...before Reus eventually wrapped the three points, leaving goalkeeper Andrei Sidelnikov no chance from close range