The European Football Association (UEFA) confirmed that Eriksen’s condition is stable and he was taken to hospital. The match continued.
Denmark’s Christian Eriksen collapsed on the field, resuscitating him, causing the match between Denmark and Finland in the European Football Championship in Copenhagen to be halted at the end of the first half. With Inter, the Italian champion, a 109-times national team midfielder, blasted off in the 43rd minute after a Danish move and then collapsed across the touchline after two or three faltering moves. According to the BBC, the player did not crash and collapsed on his own. After resuscitating him, paramedics took him out of the field. The soldiers walked into the locker room. The match lasted 105 minutes.
AFP photos show that Eriksen was already with him when he was taken from the field. According to press reports, he left the arena in a stable condition. The European Football Association (UEFA) confirmed that Eriksen’s condition is stable and he was taken to hospital.
They finally decided to resume the match at 8:30 pm. The last four minutes of the first half were played, followed by a five-minute break in the second half. Peter Muller, president of the Danish Football Association, told the Danish television network that broadcast the match that the player was talking from his hospital bed to his fellow players, who therefore decided to continue. UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin said the football family had been praying in unison for the player at these moments. He added that he wanted the player to recover faster.
The Finns beat the Danes 1-0
After approximately 105 minutes of mandatory rest, the players hugged each team first and then greeted each other upon restart. In the confrontation that continued with the hair of the first half, the remaining four minutes of the half were played first, and after another five-minute break, the second term began after a midfield change. After the turn, the pressure from the host increased, but the rising Finn – who had not scored a goal in the first half – headed Pohianpalu in the 60th minute. After a quarter of an hour, the Danes, still in the lead, had a huge opportunity: Arachory missed Poulsen In the sixteenth minute, but Hogberg missed the penalty kick. The previously undefeated host in 2021 also tried in his hair, but was no longer able to create major goal status, so he was eliminated from the Finnish team in his first major tournament.
European Championship, Round 1, Group B: Finland – Denmark 1-0 (0-0)
Copenhagen, 15,200 spectators, against Taylor (English) Top scorer: Pohjanpalo (60) Yellow card: Lod (fourth), Sparf (51).
Finland: Hradecky – Toivo, Arajuuri, O’Shaughnessy – Raitala (Väisänen, 90.), Lod, Sparv (Schüller, 77.), Kamara, Uronen – Pohjanpalo (Forss 84), Pukki (Kauko, 77.)
Denmark: Schmeichel – Kjaer (Vestergaard, 63.), Wass (Stryger, 76.), Christensen, Maehle – Eriksen (Jensen, 43.), Höjbjerg, Delaney (Cornelius, 76.) – Poulsen, Wind (Olsen, 63.), Braithwaite