South Korea forward Son Heung-min’s World Cup participation will be in doubt after he underwent surgery on a facial fracture, his membership Tottenham Hotspur stated on Wednesday.

Son, 30, become injured halfway thru the primary half of of Tottenham’s Champions League tie at Olympique de Marseille following an aerial clash with Chancel Mbemba.He required prolonged treatment at the pitch before being substituted and strolling unsteadily down the tunnel.

“We can confirm that Heung-Min Son will undergo surgical treatment to stabilise a fracture around his left eye,” Tottenham said on their internet site.

“Following surgical operation, Son will commence rehabilitation with our clinical group of workers and we shall replace supporters in addition in due course.”

South Korea’s hopes at the World Cup which begins in less than three weeks relaxation closely on Son who has scored 35 goals in 104 appearances for his u . S . A .. South Korea are in Group H with Portugal, Ghana and Uruguay.Hammered the night before, Cristian Javier and the Houston Astros desperately had to determine how to hold Bryce Harper and the Phillies inside the ballpark.

How approximately a no-hitter, might that do?

Javier and Houston’s bullpen mixed on simply the second no-hitter in World Series records, silencing a booming lineup and boisterous enthusiasts as the Astros blanked the Phillies five-0 Wednesday night to even the matchup at two games every.

“You get slapped in the face the day gone by and you need to come back again these days and make a declaration,” nearer Ryan Pressly said.

The best previous no-hitter in the World Series became a great sport by way of Don Larsen of the New York Yankees towards the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1956.

Javier and three relievers weren’t best in Game four, but they had been close.

Plus, they’d completed this earlier than: Javier, the starter in a blended no-hitter towards the New York Yankees in June, changed into pulled with a no-hitter in progress after six innings and 97 pitches this time.Soon after J.T. Realmuto weakly grounded out to end it, the quartet of pitchers posed with catcher Christian Vázquez close to the touring dugout, each placing a hand on the sport ball for a photograph. It’s a photo nobody could’ve expected 24 hours earlier, while Philadelphia clubbed a Series document-tying 5 domestic runs in a 7-0 romp in Game 3.

“That’s crazy, guy,” Vázquez said. “It turned into unique.”

The 4 pitchers and Vázquez additionally signed a ball headed to the Hall of Fame.

Javier stated his dad and mom expected Tuesday night he changed into going to throw a no-hitter. The 25-year-vintage righty from the Dominican Republic stated his father, Cecilio Javier, arrived within the United States on Tuesday, and this become the first time his dad noticed him pitch.

“I simply came out protecting onto God, looking to be wonderful, trying to attack the strike region,” he stated thru translator. “Thanks to God I became capable to accomplish that.”

In 2010, Roy Halladay pitched a no-hitter for the Phillies in the NL Division Series, additionally here at Citizens Bank Park. Halladay’s gem came against a Cincinnati group managed through Dusty Baker, Houston’s contemporary skipper.