Aritz Aduriz scored his first goal in six games in all competitions on Thursday to send Athletic Bilbao into the Copa del Rey semi-finals.
It was South Korea who emerged victorious when the two nations met in the Asian Cup group stage, but the Socceroos would have learned some valuable lessons from that 1-0 defeat.
Jakub Blaszczykowski will sit out Borussia Dortmund's clash with Bayer Leverkusen, while Ilkay Gundogan is a concern due to a thigh problem.
It ended miserably, but Borussia Dortmund are out to put 2014 firmly behind them - starting at Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.
Goal's Australian and Korean editions compare notes ahead of Saturday night’s Asian Cup Final between host nation, Ange Postecoglou’s Australia and Uli Stielike’s Korea Republic.
Gabriel Paulista may need time to settle, but Arsene Wenger is sure the new Arsenal defender can cope with the rigours of English football.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to consider a different process to drawing lots in future tournaments.
Andy Carroll makes his first return to Liverpool since leaving for West Ham when the sides meet in the Premier League on Saturday.
Daniel Sturridge has impressed Brendan Rodgers in training this week but the Liverpool boss does not expect him to make an immediate impact.
Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Luis Enrique were involved in a training ground argument earlier this month, according to Jeremy Mathieu.
Despite signing a new contract, Paul Pogba could leave Juventus by the end of next season, according to his agent.
Eric Bailly will join up with Villarreal when he returns from the Africa Cup of Nations having completed a move from Espanyol.
David Ginola insists he is still determined to stand against Sepp Blatter when elections are held for FIFA presidency.
Samuel Eto'o is confident Sampdoria can achieve their target of qualifying for the UEFA Champions League this season.
Chelsea have hogged top spot in the Premier League but could be without two of their key men when they meet closest rivals Manchester City.
Gus Poyet has challenged Sunderland to kick-start their Premier League campaign against fellow strugglers Burnley on Saturday.
Two of Serie A's out-of-form sides meet at San Siro this weekend as Parma and Milan look to kickstart their failing seasons.
Callum McManaman could make his West Brom debut against Tottenham and head coach Tony Pulis wants the winger to fulfil his potential.
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes hopes to have Mame Biram Diouf available again when QPR visit the Britannia Stadium on Saturday.
Nigel Pearson is eager to put Leicester City's 5-3 win over Manchester United firmly in the past ahead of Saturday's return fixture.