Denmark vs Finland to resume tonight with Christian Eriksen awake and stable

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Denmark's Euro 2020 clash with Finland will resume tonight with Christian Eriksen awake and stable in hospital.

The match was suspended after Eriksen collapsed with the midfielder needing lengthy treatment from paramedics on the pitch.

Though Eriksen was thankfully stable and awake when rushed to hospital, with UEFA confirming the game will resume.

A statement read: 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."

Belgium's clash with Russia will also go ahead as originally planned this evening with an 8pm UK kick off.

Fans had feared the worst when Eriksen stumbled and collapsed off the ball, though paramedics rushed onto the pitch.

The former Tottenham star was seen receiving CPR while a curtain was placed around the player and paramedics.

Pictures showed Eriksen sitting up as he was stretchered off, with his agent reporting the star is speaking and breathing in hospital.

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin added: “Moments like this put everything in life into perspective. I wish Christian a full and speedy recovery and pray his family has strength and faith…

“At these times, the unity of the football family is so strong and he and his family carry with them the good wishes and prayers of everyone.

"I heard of fans of both teams chanting his name. Football is beautiful and Christian plays it beautifully.”

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