Germany suffered a shock 3-1 defeat against Slovakia at the WWK Arena in today’s international friendly.
Can was not injured so it was surprising not to see the Reds star feature but he will join Germany in France this summer.
The 22-year-old has featured predominantly as a full-back for Germany under the stewardship of Joachim Low and it remains to be seen whether he will be played as a midfielder in Euro 2016.
Besiktas star Mario Gomez did start for Germany and scored his sides only goal of the game giving his side the lead from the penalty spot on 13 minutes.
Gomez had a terrific seasons with Besiktas this season scoring 28 goals for the Turkish league champions.
The Germany international finished the league season as the Black Eagles highest ever foreign goal scorer and played a key role in his side winning the league title.