After a medical incident involving Denmark's Christian Eriksen, UEFA momentarily halted the Group B match between Denmark and Finland on Sunday.
The player was then moved to a local hospital and stabilized, according to UEFA.
Following the medical emergency involving Denmarkâ€™s player Christian Eriksen, a crisis meeting has taken place with both teams and match officials and further information will be communicated at 19:45 CET.â€” UEFA (@UEFA) June 12, 2021
The player has been transferred to the hospital and has been stabilised.
Following the request made by players of both teams, UEFA has agreed to restart the match between Denmark and Finland tonight at 20:30 CET (TBC).â€” UEFA (@UEFA) June 12, 2021
The last four minutes of the first half will be played, there will then be a 5-minute half-time break followed by the second half.
Peter MÃ¸ller, the director of football for DBU, tells Danish TV that Denmark players spoke to Christian Eriksen before deciding to resume the game (h/t @kristensenjohnn) https://t.co/aMfAyUOPo3â€” Sean Ingle (@seaningle) June 12, 2021
Throughout the event, players on the field and supporters in the seats were upset, with spectators attempting to gather in applause in support of the player, only for it to fade as the anxiety intensified.
These players standing and protecting their brother like a human shield is something I will never forget. pic.twitter.com/2zlWFK52Qoâ€” Ashlyn Harris (@Ashlyn_Harris) June 12, 2021