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UEFA Euro 2020: Play suspended after Denmarks Eriksen collapses on field
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UEFA Euro 2020: Play suspended after Denmark's Eriksen collapses on field


Copenhagen: The UEFA Euro 2020 match between Denmark and Finland was suspended after Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed on field. The medical staff tried to resuscitate him for 10 minutes before he was stretchered off.

UEFA then announced the game had been suspended "due to a medical emergency." A stadium announcer asked fans to stay in their seats until further information could be provided.

Eriksen had just played a short pass when he fell face-forward onto the ground. His teammates immediately gestured for help and medics rushed onto the field. Eriksen was given chest compressions as his teammates stood around him in a shielding wall for privacy.

The Finland players huddled by their bench and eventually walked off the field while Eriksen was still getting treatment, as did the referees.

Eriksen was eventually carried off to a loud ovation, with his teammates walking next to the stretcher.

Meanwhile, In Twitter, UAFA updated that he player has been transferred to the hospital and has been stabilised.

The tweet also added that a crisis meeting has taken place with both teams and match officials and further information will be communicated at 19:45 CET.

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