Christian Eriksen collapses mid-match at Euro 2020
COPENHAGEN — The European Championship sport between Denmark and Finland was suspended Saturday after Christian Eriksen wanted pressing medical consideration on the sector close to the tip of the primary half.
Eriksen was given therapy for about 10 minutes after collapsing on the sector earlier than being carried off on a stretcher. UEFA then introduced the sport had been suspended “because of a medical emergency.”
A stadium announcer requested followers to remain of their seats till additional info might be supplied.
Eriksen had simply performed a brief cross when he fell face-forward onto the bottom. His teammates instantly gestured for assist and medics rushed onto the sector. Eriksen was given chest compressions as his teammates stood round him in a shielding wall for privateness.
The Finland gamers huddled by their bench and ultimately walked off the sector whereas Eriksen was nonetheless getting therapy, as did the referees.
Eriksen was ultimately carried off to a loud ovation, together with his teammates strolling subsequent to the stretcher.
Following the medical emergency involving Denmark’s participant Christian Eriksen, a disaster assembly has taken place with each groups and match officers and additional info might be communicated at 19:45 CET.
The participant has been transferred to the hospital and has been stabilised.
— UEFA (@UEFA) June 12, 2021