The traumatic scenes would have been watched by millions around the world and there was an outpouring of support and prayers for the 29-year-old.
UEFA then announced the game had been suspended "due to a medical emergency".
After around 15 minutes Eriksen was stretchered off the field followed by the rest of the Denmark team, while Finland's players also left the pitch. The Finland players and staff are visibly anxious, too.
As the Danes trudged dejectedly off the field, the Finnish players celebrated with their ecstatic fans, but ultimately it was a night when football did not matter with Eriksen being treated at a hospital about one kilometre away.
Sabrina Kvist Jensen, Christian Eriksen's girlfriend, is consoled by Denmark defender and captain Simon Kjaer as Eriksen receives medical treatment. The players came back out onto the field to a huge ovation as they started warming up for a second time.
Amazingly the game will be finished tonight with the match set to resume at 19:30 GMT.
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