In the end, players and the rest of those involved decided to restart the actions
The UEFA and the Danish Football Federation confirmed that the game between Denmark and Finland will take place this Saturday at 8:30 p.m., local time, after the players and the authorities met and verified the integrity of Christian Eriksen, who collapsed on the field and required resuscitation on the field.
Through their official accounts Twitter, both organizations released the news.
“At the request of the players of both teams, UEFA has agreed to restart the match between Denmark and Finland tonight at 20:30. The last four minutes of the first half will be played, then there will be a 5-minute break at half time followed by the second half, ”wrote UEFA on its Twitter account.
“The match has been suspended due to a medical emergency involving the Danish Christian Eriksen. The player is now in the hospital and in stable condition. UEFA wishes Christian Eriksen a speedy and full recovery and wishes to thank both teams for their exemplary attitude ”, they added from the UEFA social network.
In the same way, they reported that the game between Belgium and Russia will continue at the planned time at 9:00 p.m., local time, and will not undergo any modification.
For its part, the Danish Federation corroborated UEFA’s version and shared more information about Eriksen’s state of health.
“Christian Eriksen is awake and his condition remains stable. Remains hospitalized in Rigshospitalet for more tests. The game against Finland will be played tonight. This happens after the players have confirmed that Christian is fine “, they maintained in his account of Twitter.