Ronaldo was suspended for two games on Wednesday for lashing out with a kick and punch against Cordoba.
Chelsea’s Costa banned for three games for stamping Emre Can; to miss City fixture.
Socceroos veteran forward Tim Cahill is aware of the difficulty of taking on the Taegeuk Warriors.
Eriksen ensured four-times winners Spurs avoided playing extra time with a 3-2 win on aggregate.
Nine-man Atletico park the bus in second half, lose quarter-final to Barcelona 4-2 on aggregate.
The Portugal winger has been suspended for Real's next two La Liga matches against Real Sociedad and Sevilla.
Real Madrid winger Bale says he is happy at the Bernabeu and has no intention of moving to Manchester United.
Ivanovic powered a header past goalie Mignolet four minutes into the extra period to secure a 2-1 aggregate win.
Another UAE upset never looked on the cards after Australia’s early salvo.
Barcelona lead 1-0 going into 2nd leg of quarterfinal but Atletico have won four consecutive home games.
The Socceroos took a firm grip on the contest when defenders Sainsbury and Davidson scored inside the first 15 minutes.
Real Madrid lead the standings with 48 points, one more than Barcelona and four clear of champions Atletico Madrid.
South Korea will return to Stadium Australia next Saturday in search of a first Asian Cup crown since 1960.
Support for the Socceroos has been incessant and the country has been swept by a sea of yellow whenever their team has been in action.
Didier Drogba has paid tribute to Frank Lampard and John Terry who helped turn his career around.
Chelsea were dumped out of the FA Cup by League One (third tier) Bradford City on Saturday.
Goals from Theo Walcott, Mesut Ozil and Tomas Rosicky helped Arsenal conquer an obdurate Brighton side.
Ronaldo was unable to make an impact against Cordoba and he lashed out with his hand against Jose Crespo.
Both the premier League giants went down in their FA Cup 4th round match to Bradford and Middlesbrough.
In an action-packed evening at La Liga, Ronaldo was sent off while Messi scored in Barca's 6-0 rout of Elche.
Manchester United was dumped out of English League Cup in August by third tier Milton Keynes Dons in August.
Real Madrid are football's biggest moneymaker for the 10th straight year, while Man Utd has risen to 2nd place.
Barcelona seized control of their King's Cup quarter-final tie against Atletico Madrid with 1-0 first leg win.
Cristiano Ronaldo has broken up with his longtime girlfriend Russian model Irina Shayk.
Sterling got an exquisite solo goal to earn Liverpool a 1-1 draw in 1st leg of the League Cup vs Chelsea.
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu has broken into the first team of Norwegian club Stabaek FC.
Barcelona host Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarterfinal on Wednesday.
Chelsea toppled the Swans by five goals with Diego Costa and Oscar bagging a brace each.
Rohit Sharma and David Warner were involved in a war of words during the 2nd ODI of the tri-series.
Jose is still haunted by Anfield “ghost goal” as he prepares for 1st leg of League Cup semis vs Liverpool.
Ronaldo brace and Messi hat-trick keep La Liga contenders Real Madrid and Barcelona 1-2.
West Ham climbed above Liverpool into seventh with 36 points from 22 games.
Real Madrid moved four points clear at the top of La Liga before Messi's hat-tricf pulled Barca back within 1 point.
Diego Costa and Oscar both scored twice before Andre Schuerrle completed Swansea's home humiliation.
While United returned to third place, QPR remain in the relegation zone after a fifth straight league match without a win.
Leaders Chelsea and champions Manchester City match each other stride for stride.