Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Highlights
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Euro 2020 Denmark vs Finland Highlights: Finland beats Denmark 1-0 after Pohjanpalo goal

UEFA Euro 2020 Denmark vs Finland Highlights: Finland had a debut to remember as they defeated Denmark 1-0 in Copehagen, courtesy of a header from Joel Pohjanpalo. There was a massive delay in the first half after Christian Eriksen collapsed. After receiving lengthy treatment on the pitch, he was taken to a hospital. The match was suspended by UEFA but after Eriksen was declared stable, the game resumed at the request of the players.
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 01:10 AM IST

Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Highlights: Finland had a debut to remember as they defeated Denmark 1-0 in Copehagen, courtesy of a header from Joel Pohjanpalo. There was a massive delay in the first half after Christian Eriksen collapsed. After receiving lengthy treatment on the pitch, he was taken to a hospital. The match was suspended by UEFA but after Eriksen was declared stable, the game resumed on the request of the players.

Follow all the updates here:

  • JUN 13, 2021 01:10 AM IST

    THANK YOU AND GOODNIGHT

    Not sure how one can summarise this match, this night but all that matters right now is that Christian Eriksen is 'stabilised' in the hospital. Thank you for joining us on this live coverage.

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:57 AM IST

    Four minutes added on to the last 45

    Four minutes added on

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:54 AM IST

    CLEARANCE! AN IMPORTANT ONE

    86' WHAT A CLEARANCE FROM RAITALA! Stryger's probing ball from the right flank is right in front of goal. Finland goalie Hradecky misses tha ball and it falls to Poulsen. But Raitala clears the ball immediately before taking a knock.


  • JUN 13, 2021 12:51 AM IST

    Pohjanpalo replaced

    84' Brentford's Forss replaces goal scorer Pohjanpalo.

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:49 AM IST

    GREAT CLEARANCE

    81' Less than 10 minutes remain and Denmark nearly equalised, again! Vestegaard's cross is cleared by Lod before Jensen could kick it home. The corner is conceded but nothing comes off it as Hradecky punches the ball away,

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:44 AM IST

    Flurry of substitutions

    75' Denmark: Wass off and Stryger on. Delaney off, Cornelius on.

    Finland: Sparv off, Schuller on. Pukki off, Kauko on.

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:41 AM IST

    DENMARK MISS PENALTY

    Denmark's Hojbjerg's effort from the spot is saved by Hradecky! That was a poor, poor penalty. He never looked comfortable. He was strolling to the spot and went to his right with a weak shot. Hradecky, who has been fabulous all night, saved the penalty

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:39 AM IST

    Penalty to Denmark!

    PENALTY TO DENMARK! Arajuuri and Finland are penalised as the former clipped the leg of Poulsen.

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:34 AM IST

    Denmark on the attack again

    66' UP AND OVER! Delaney's cross is blocked and the ball rolls to Poulsen, whose delivery flies over goal.

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:32 AM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: Changes for Denmark.

    63'

    -Andreas Olsen replaces Jonas Wind.

    -Vestegaard replaces captain Kjaer.

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:26 AM IST

    GOALLLLLL! FINLAND SCORES

    59' GOOOALLL! Joel Pohjanpalo has scored the opener completely against the run of play and Finland have taken the lead. Coming to the goal, it was a rather rare attacking move from Finland. Uronene squared the ball from the lef flank. Pohjanpalo rose over his defender to head the ball goalwards. It lands in front of Schmeichel, but the ball slips past him and into the net.

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:23 AM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live:

    55' Denmark continue to probe and ask questions but still unable to find the breakthrough. Toivio clears the ball underneath is own crossbar to clear a Poulsen cross. The ball then rolls to Maehle at the cusp of the box but his shot is blocked as well.

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:18 AM IST

    CHANCE

    53' JENSEEEEN, BLAZED OVER! Mathias Jensen has ample space and time just outside the box to find the back of the net. Instead of placement, he goes for power and ends up shooting the ball over the cross bar.

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:17 AM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: BOOKING

    51' YELLOW CARD: Finland captain Tim Sparv is booked for a reckless challenge on Poulsen.

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:14 AM IST

    Corner for Denmark.

    49' Corner for Denmark as Finland clear a ball delivered into the box. Jensen's dangerous-looking in-swinger headed away by Arajuuri.

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:11 AM IST

    SECOND HALF BEGINS

    After a quick, five-minute breather, we are back with the second half.

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:04 AM IST

    2 minutes added on

    Two minutes have been added to the first half.

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:04 AM IST

    Jensen in for Eriksen

    In case you missed it: Mathias Jensen has replaced Christian Eriksen

  • JUN 13, 2021 12:02 AM IST

    Play resumes

    AND WE ARE UNDERWAY IN COPEHAGEN

  • JUN 12, 2021 11:54 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: Play to resume at midnight

    Right then. Here are the playing conditions.


    The remaining four minutes of the first half will be completed first. That will be followed by a five-minute break. And then, the last 45 will be played

  • JUN 12, 2021 11:52 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: Live coverage resumes

    Viewers, what we witnessed almost two hours back was absolutely heart-wrenching and shocking. Whether you happened to see it live, or read about it, or watch a video later, it was extremely distressing.


    But we are glad that Eriksen is okay, he is 'Awake' because that's all that matters now.

  • JUN 12, 2021 11:39 PM IST

    UEFA UPDATES

    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.


    The match has been suspended due to a medical emergency which involved Denmark’s Christian Eriksen. The player in now in hospital and in a stable condition.

    UEFA wishes Christian Eriksen a full and speedy recovery and wishes to thank both teams for their exemplary attitude.


    Tonight’s UEFA EURO 2020 match between Belgium and Russia will go ahead at 21.00 CET as planned.

  • JUN 12, 2021 11:13 PM IST

    Official statement from Denmark FA

    Christian Eriksen 'awake' in hospital after Euro 2020 game collapse: Danish FA

  • JUN 12, 2021 11:11 PM IST

    England preview press conference cancelled

    Meanwhile, England's preview press conference, which was scheduled to take place at 6.45pm UK time, has been cancelled as a result of the incident.

  • JUN 12, 2021 11:02 PM IST

    UEFA gives update on Eriksen's condition

    Following the medical emergency involving Denmark’s player Christian Eriksen, a crisis meeting has taken place with both teams and match officials and further information will be communicated at 19:45 CET.

    The player has been transferred to the hospital and has been stabilised.

  • JUN 12, 2021 10:38 PM IST

    More information awaited

    We are still awaiting information on Christian Eriksen's health. It is time for prayers. Stay with us as this situation unfolds.

  • JUN 12, 2021 10:31 PM IST

    UEFA suspends play

    The UEFA EURO 2020 match in Copenhagen has been suspended due to a medical emergency, says UEFA in a tweet.

  • JUN 12, 2021 10:27 PM IST

    Christian Eriksen stretchered off

    Christian Eriksen being stretchered off the field -- it still remains unclear if he has been resuscitated.

  • JUN 12, 2021 10:26 PM IST

    UPDATE

    Here's what we know so far

    Around 40 minutes into the game, Christian Eriksen collapsed at the touchline with no players around him.

    Referee Anthony Taylor, as well as both sets of players, saw the severity of the issue instantly and called on medical staff.

    Eriksen looked to be receiving CPR from the medical staff, and electronic shocks.

    Eriksen has been receiving treatment for around 10 minutes.

    Finland's players are now going to their dressing room, while Denmark's players, visibly emotional, formed a wall around the scene.


    (SOURCE: SKY SPORTS)

  • JUN 12, 2021 10:26 PM IST

    Players walking off

    The players are walking off the field as the medical staff tries to resusicate Denmark's Christian Eriksen who collapsed on field. The situations looks grim.

  • JUN 12, 2021 10:13 PM IST

    Eriksen down

    ERIKSEN DOWN! Kasper Schmeichel runs up to the other side and there is a massive concern. What's happened here? He is going to be stretchered away now. He has collapsed in very a concerning way

  • JUN 12, 2021 10:12 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: UP AND AWAY FROM WIND

    39' WIDE FROM WIND! Slick footwork at the edge of the box, a side step, and a curler seeking top right corner. The ball, however, flies over.

  • JUN 12, 2021 10:09 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: Hradecky at it again

    35'


    Denmark float a free-kick from deep towards the far post, where Hradecky pouches the ball for Finland

  • JUN 12, 2021 10:06 PM IST

    ANOTHER COLLISION IN THE FINLAND CAMP

    This time, Daniel O’Shaughnessy is down and has a bleeding nose after colliding with Finland's kjaer. He is back up after receiving some treatment.

  • JUN 12, 2021 10:02 PM IST

    OUCH!

    A small lob from the left by Denmark's Maelhe, seeking Poulson. However, Hradecky intercepts the ball and attempts to pouch it. However, he collides with his own player, Uronen , in the process. The player is okay after receiving some treatment.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:59 PM IST

    A LITTLE EARLIER, PUKKI WAS ON THE BREAK

    In the 23rd minute, Puki threatened Denmark on the counter. He was trying to outrun Simon Kjaer and maybe have a go at from distance. However, there was a lot of pulling and pushing and eventually, Kjaer brought Pukki down. A free-kick was given but nothing came off it.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:58 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: Hojbjerg comes close

    SHOOOOOTTT AND WIDEEE! A brilliant run down the left flank from Hojbjerg. He outruns Finnish defender Toivio initially but the latter catches up and his challenge forces the Denmark player to slam the ball wide of the near post. Denmark continues to play the majority of the game in the Finland half.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:53 PM IST

    BLAZED OVER DELANEY

    BLAZED OVER! Denmark wins a corner after the ball is deflected off a Finnish defender while attempting to intercept a cross. Eriksen curled the ball into the box from the right flank and picked Delaney at the far end. He took the first touch and then shot at goal but the ball flew over the goal. He looked at the ground right away to suggest he may have slipped.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:50 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: HRADECKY DENIES ERIKSEN

    SAVED! Finland goalkeeper Hradecky is on fire today, making saves after save.

    This time, he denis Eriksen, who has ample space and time at edge of the box on the right. He takes his time, lines the shot up but fails to beat the diving Hradecky.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:46 PM IST

    HRADECKY TO THE RESCUE AGAIN

    SAVED! Another spectacular save from Hradecky. A fine ball in from the left flank into the box. Hjobjerg gets great contact with the header and it is on target. However, the ball is tipped over by the bar Finnish keeper.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:45 PM IST

    Christensen fouls

    FOUL! Christensen is pulled up for his rather heavy challenge on Kamara. Free-kick awarded to Finland but nothing comes off it.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:43 PM IST

    WIDE FROM WIND

    Great take from Eriksen, pulled it down beautifully at the edge of the box. He takes the shot but the shot is blocked by the defender.


    The ball is then squared in from the left flank and Wind towers over Daniel O’Shaughnessy but fails to hit it on target.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:41 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: 10 minutes up

    10 minutes up and it's been all Denmark. They have managed to penetrate the backline of Finland only to be denied by the opposition goalie on a few occasions.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:38 PM IST

    SAVE FROM HRADECKY

    SAVE! That's a good save from the Finnish keeper. Jonas Wind rifles the ball from outside the box but the keeper is up to the task as he dives to his right to parry the ball away a corner. But nothing comes off it.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:37 PM IST

    Denmark come close

    Corner for Denmark. Eriksen swings it, Delaney gets a head on the far end and puts the ball back into play. Hradecky, after fumbling once, manages to hold on to the ball on the deflection.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:35 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: First booking of the night

    YELLOW CARD: Robin Lod is booked for a rash challenge on Braithwaite. A sliding tackle and he is rightly booked.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:32 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: KICK-OFF

    Anthony Taylor blows the whistle and we ar off. Denmark wearing red and white shirts, Finland in navy blue

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:30 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live:

    44 places separating the two sides in the FIFA world rankings. Will Finland create history on their debut?

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:25 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: National anthems

    Out come the players. Denmark followed by Finland.

    National anthems follow

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:23 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live:

    RIGHT THEN! Finland are ready for their European Championship debut.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:13 PM IST

    Finland in the Euros

    Markku Kanerva's Finland will be appearing in the main event of the European Championship for the first time.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:12 PM IST

    Denmark in the Euros

    The Danes famously won the title in 1992. However, have not been able to enjoy considerable success since 1992 as they reached the quarterfinals in 2004 but were shown the exit door after the group stage in the 2012 edition. It got worse thereafter as they failed to qualify for the 2016 tournament.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:03 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: Advantage to Finland?

    ->Denmark have won nine of their last 11 international matches

    ->Finland will enter the contest off the back of three straight losses.

  • JUN 12, 2021 09:01 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: Form Guide

    Denmark- L,W,W,W,D,W-- four wins in last six games

    Finland- L,D,D,L,L,L-- Four losses and zero wins in last six

  • JUN 12, 2021 08:55 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: Finland Playing XI

    Finland Playing XI:

    Hradecky, Arajuuri, O’Shaughnessy, Toivio, Kamara, Lod, Pukki, Sparv, Uronen, Pohjanpalo, Raitala


    Subs: Joronen, Jaakkola, Vaisanen, Taylor, Jensen, Schuller, Soiri, Hamalainen, Kauko, Lappalainen, Ivanov, Forss

  • JUN 12, 2021 08:50 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live: Denmark Playing XI

    Denmark starting XI:


    Schmeichel, Kjaer, Maehle, Christensen, Delaney, Braithwaite, Eriksen, Wass, Wind, Poulsen, Hojbjerg


    Subs: Lossl, Rannow, Andersen, Vestegaard, Skov Olsen, Dolberg, Damsgaard, Norgaard, Stryger, Cornelius, Jensen, Boilesen

  • JUN 12, 2021 08:08 PM IST

    Denmark vs Finland, Euro 2020 Live:

    Hello and Welcome to the live blog of the first Group B match of Euro 2020 between Denmark and Finland, being played at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen. Denmark have lost just one of their last 12 matches in all competitions, while Finland are now winless in their last six, suffering four losses in the process. Who are you backing tonight?

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