Inter Milan and Danish international Christian Eriksen is in stable condition after collapsing on the pitch during Denmark’s opening Euro 2020 match against Finland.
Following the medical emergency involving Denmark’s player Christian Eriksen, a crisis meeting has taken place with both teams and match officials and further information will be communicated at 19:45 CET.— UEFA (@UEFA) June 12, 2021
The player has been transferred to the hospital and has been stabilised.
Eriksen collapsed and was unresponsive on the pitch near the conclusion of the first half. His teammates quickly formed a circle around him while medical personnel attended to the midfielder and worked to resuscitate him. The stadium and the rest of the world were left in silence awaiting news from Denmark on the status of Eriksen
Eventually, reports started trickling out that Eriksen was stable and a Getty photo showed him conscious being wheeled off the pitch. Our thoughts and prayers were then answered with an official statement from UEFA and the Danish FA that Eriksen was in stable condition at the hospital.
The match will resume later today after both teams talked and agreed to resume play upon finding out Eriksen’s condition.
Following the request made by players of both teams, UEFA has agreed to restart the match between Denmark and Finland tonight at 20:30 CET (TBC).— UEFA (@UEFA) June 12, 2021
The last four minutes of the first half will be played, there will then be a 5-minute half-time break followed by the second half.