Germany needed a second-half strike from substitute Leon Goretzka to force a 1-1 draw with Serbia in Wolfsburg on Wednesday night.
The Serbians went in front on 12 minutes courtesy of Luka Jovic’s point-blank header.
Germany were level after a composed finish from Goretzka on 69 minutes, before the visitors had Milan Pavkov sent off in the closing stages.
The former World Champions now turn their attention to the Netherlands in their opening EURO 2020 qualifier, while Serbia lock horns with Portugal.
Wales left it late against Trinidad and Tobago at the Racecourse Ground in Cardiff on Wednesday.
After a goalless first half and slow passage of play, the Islanders had looked to get a draw but Ben Woodburn grabbed the winner in the dying minutes of time added on for the victory.
Next up for Ryan Giggs’s side is a 2020 UEFA Euro qualifier with Slovakia at home on Sunday afternoon.