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Christian Eriksen stabilized and woke up after collapse in Denmark v Finland: Midfielder transferred to hospital after medics’ recovery efforts as Euro 2020 game postponed


Christian Eriksen has stabilized after collapsing on the pitch during the clash between Denmark and Finland at Euro 2020.

Players on both sides were clearly in distress as medics tried to revive the Inter Milan midfielder, who crashed with no one near him.

Eriksen appeared to be sitting after a long treatment
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Christian Eriksen stabilized and woke up after collapse in Denmark v Finland: Midfielder transferred to hospital after medics’ recovery efforts as Euro 2020 game postponed
UEFA confirmed Eriksen transferred to hospital and stabilized
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Eriksen was given CPR and defibrillators were used as England referee Anthony Taylor summoned the medics.

The Group B shock, which was 0-0 when the incident occurred in the first half, has been suspended.

A UEFA statement read: “Following the medical emergency involving Danish player Christian Eriksen, a crisis meeting has taken place with both teams and match officials and further information will be communicated at 7.45pm CET.

“The player has been transferred to the hospital and has been stabilized.”

Christian Eriksen stabilized and woke up after collapse in Denmark v Finland: Midfielder transferred to hospital after medics’ recovery efforts as Euro 2020 game postponed
Danish players formed a circle around Eriksen as medics came to his aid
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Christian Eriksen stabilized and woke up after collapse in Denmark v Finland: Midfielder transferred to hospital after medics’ recovery efforts as Euro 2020 game postponed
Eriksen received extended treatment on the pitch before the match was postponed
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Reporting the match for talkSPORT 2, former Premier League striker Dean Ashton was full of concern for the ex-Tottenham star.

“He looked really bad,” Ashton said. “You can always tell how bad something is going by the reactions of players and supporters.

“These are very, very disturbing scenes and he received CPR.

“They’re obviously in tears a lot of them. It is a horrible, horrible and disturbing scene.

Christian Eriksen stabilized and woke up after collapse in Denmark v Finland: Midfielder transferred to hospital after medics’ recovery efforts as Euro 2020 game postponed
Fans inside the ground were shocked in the silence
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Fabrice Muamba, the former Bolton midfielder who collapsed after suffering cardiac arrest during a televised FA Cup match in 2012, has reacted to the news of Eriksen’s collapse.

“Please God,” Muamba tweeted.

Eriksen’s former club Tottenham tweeted: “All our hearts go out to Christian Eriksen and his family.”

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