The Bayern Munich man was the first player to be sent off in the tournament when he pushed Jerko Leko in the Group B defeat to Slaven Bilic´s men, which meant he was suspended for the 1-0 win over Austria on Monday.
"I did make a mistake against Croatia and I know that, but I will try and play my game and hope to make some positive contributions to help the team win this game," he said.
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