Cahill breaks nose in China
Cahill collided at speed with Guangzhou Evergrande striker Gao Lin on the hour mark of Shanghai Shenhua’s 3-0 defeat.
The Australian was left bloodied by the incident which him to be substituted out of the game moments later.
Cahill took to social media after the game, where he revealed his nose was “a little broken”.
Tough night. Nose a little broken but got my babies to take care of me. More upset we lost tonight pic.twitter.com/H7ePNhSjYi
— Tim Cahill (@Tim_Cahill) May 1, 2015
Cahill scored his first goal for Shanghai last weekend in a 2-0 win over Hangzhou.
It is unclear at this stage whether he’ll be fit to play next weekend’s derby against Shanghai SIPG.