The Arsenal playmaker has started all of his side's games so far, scoring the deciding goal in the last-16 win over Algeria, but has been criticised for his performances.
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"If [Low] is bold, he'll say: 'I will not play with only 10 people' and drop Mesut Ozil," he told TZ.
"That would be the next step for world titles and above all a big step for the good of the team. Nine men are torturing themselves for 90 minutes and he's going for a walk.
"That's not what you do at a World Cup."
Breitner also believes that the decision to deploy Philipp Lahm at full-back - with Jerome Boateng taking Per Mertesacker's spot at the heart of defence - was the right one.
"He has seen what millions of fans have also seen - namely that we cannot continue with the defence from the previous games.
"We needed a solution and Philipp is not only world class in midfield, but also in defence. Jogi Low corrected his error of judgement."
Germany set up an enticing semi-final tie with Brazil by beating France in the last eight on Friday.