Christian Eriksen stable in hospital following on field collapse

Denmark talisman Christian Eriksen received emergency medical treatment on the pitch after collapsing during the first half of the Euro 2020 clash with Finland in Copenhagen.

UEFA has communicated that Eriksen has ‘been stabilised’ and has been transferred to hospital.

The Danish FA confirmed Eriksen is awake at a Copenhagen hospital.

“Christian Eriksen is awake and is for further examination at Rigshospitalet. The match has been temporarily postponed. New announcement arrives at 7:45 p.m,” they tweeted.

They have since announced the match will restart tonight at 20:30 local time.

Martin Schoots, Eriksen’s agent, told Danish radio that “Christian Eriksen breathes and can speak. He’s awake”.

After more than 10 minutes of on-pitch treatment, the Inter midfielder was stretchered off the pitch to applause from the fans in Copenhagen.

He was given CPR by medics while his team-mates formed a ring around him as medics pumped his chest just before half-time in their Group B clash with the Finns.

A Reuters photographer at the game reportedly saw Eriksen raise his hand as he was carried from the pitch on a stretcher.

Eriksen collapsed suddenly in the 42nd minute of the match while running near the left touchline. Team-mates Martin Braithwaite and Thomas Delaney rushed to assist him, with Delaney beckoning furiously for medical assistance.

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