Eriksen reportedly collapsed when he went for a throw-in. He was walking towards the sideline and when the ball was thrown in his direction it hit him and he fell to the ground.
His teammates rushed to his aid and frantically called a medical team. Paramedics were administering CPR in the field, with the worst possible outcome likely at some point. His teammates surrounded him and the crowd at his home stadium in Copenhagen was silent for 10 minutes. ESPN It was broadcasting the game to a global audience.
Eriksen was taken to the hospital and stabilized.
A report on Twitter by UEFA says an emergency meeting has been held with the two teams and match officials. The match was stopped 0-0.
Update: A post on Twitter indicated that the game will continue later today.
“At the request of the players of both teams, UEFA has agreed to resume the match between Denmark and Finland tonight at 20:30 CET (TBC). The last four minutes of the first half will be played, then there will be a 5-minute break between the two halves followed by the break. The second “.