A dejected Lee Chong Wei left Wuhan to seek further treatment for his injury this morning, urging his teammates to give everything they have against favourities China in the Thomas Cup quarter-final clash tonight.
Chong Wei suffered a torn tendon on his right foot when he landed awkwardly after retrieving a shot from Peter Gade Christensen of Denmark in a Group C match yesterday.
As the result of the defeat, Malaysia were not seeded among the top four and were drawn to meet top seeds China.
"I am disappointed because I cannot help the team. I wish them all the best against China in the last eight (quarter-finals)," said Chong Wei before leaving for Kuala Lumpur.
"They tried their very best against Denmark and I hope they will fight all the way against China."
In the other Thomas Cup matches, South Korea will meet Germany, Denmark will play Russia and Indonesia will clash against Japan.