Christian Eriksen update: Player responding to treatment

The Danish FA have provided an update on Christian Eriksen, explaining that the Inter Milan midfielder remains in a “stable condition” in hospital after collapsing on the pitch on Saturday.

Eriksen hit the ground just before half-time in Denmark’s Euro 2020 game against Finland in Copenhagen. He requited CPR on the pitch and was later taken to hospital.

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Christian Eriksen

The match was temporarily halted but resumed to a finish later, with Finland going on to win 1-0 with Denmark missing a late penalty to level.

The Danish FA say the players, who acted so bravely when Eriksen collapsed, some in tears, have received crisis assistence following the incident.

“This morning we have spoken to Christian Eriksen, who has sent his greetings to his teammates. His condition is stable and he continues to be hospitalised for further examination,” the statement said.

“The team and staff of the national team has received crisis assistance and will continue to be there for each other after Saturday’s incident. 

“We would like to than everyone for the heartfelt greetings to Christian Eriksen from fans, players, the Royal Families from both Denmark and England, international associations, club etc. 

“We encourage everyone to send their greetings to the Danish FA, where we will make sure they are all passed on to Christian and his family.”