It has been confirmed that the European Championships clash between Denmark and Finland will continue tonight.
During a European Championships clash between Denmark and Finland taking place in Copenhagen, Christian Eriksen collapsed on the pitch shortly before half-time.
Medical staff rushed to the footballer's aid and UEFA quickly confirmed that the game has been suspended.
Shortly thereafter, statements on behalf of UEFA and the Danish FA confirmed that Christian Eriksen had been "stabilised" and taken to hospital where he was reported to be awake.
It has now been confirmed that the match will continue tonight.
Christian Eriksen er vågen, og hans tilstand er fortsat stabil. Han forbliver indlagt på Rigshospitalet til yderligere undersøgelser.
Kampen mod Finland spilles færdig i aften. Dette sker efter at spillerne har fået bekræftet, at Christian er okay. Kampen genoptages kl. 20.30.
— DBU - En Del Af Noget Større (@DBUfodbold) June 12, 2021
In statements first released by the Danish FA and followed shortly thereafter by UEFA, it was confirmed that the players were content to continue the match after Eriksen's condition was secured.
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).
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.
— UEFA (@UEFA) June 12, 2021