Eriksen in stable condition, Euro 2020 match resumes

Eriksen in stable condition, Euro 2020 match resumes

Eriksen in stable condition, Euro 2020 match resumes

A huge roar then went up from all supporters when the stadium announcer said Eriksen was "stable and awake".

Denmark players form a circle around Christian Eriksen as paramedics attend to him on the field.

The Danish soccer association said midfielder Christian Eriksen is awake and in hospital undergoing further tests after collapsing on the field in a Euro 2020 game between Denmark and Finland in Copenhagen on Saturday.

There are worrying scenes coming during the Denmark vs Finland match at Euro 2020, with Christian Eriksen having collapsed under no pressure from any opponent.

The match was suspended after Eriksen collapsed towards the end of the first half and was given CPR by medics as his team mates formed a ring around him, before he was carried off on a stretcher and both teams left the pitch.

UEFA later confirmed that the player was transferred to a local hospital and has been stabilized.

Following several minutes of on-field treatment, UEFA announced that the match was suspended.

Denmark dominated the match before and after the traumatic incident, but Finland striker Joel Pohjanpalo headed home the victor on the hour with his side's only attempt of the game.

Eriksen plays for Inter Milan in Italy and previously spent seven years at Tottenham Hotspur. The Finland players and staff are visibly anxious, too.

Christian Eriksen (2R) applauds with teammates before the match.

During the delay, fans of both teams chanted Eriksen's name. Kjaer, the captain, was particularly emotional, and was subbed off 20 minutes after the 8:30 p.m. restart.

Players on the field and fans in the stands looked distraught during the ordeal with fans attempting to rally in applause to support the player, but it would quickly die down as the concern grew.

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