Philip O’Connor (Reuters) Copenhagen, Denmark ● Fri, June 18, 2021 2021-06-18 11:20 0 c78dad32e3af0945bdb46490a80f07b6 2 Sports Russia,denmark,christian-eriksen,soccer,Euro2020 Free Yussuf Poulsen’s early goal for Denmark in their Euro 2020 match against Belgium on Thursday lifted the spirits of a team still traumatised by Christian Eriksen’s cardiac arrest and they are now determined to beat Russia for him, coach Kasper Hjulmand said. Although the Danes were beaten 2-1 by Belgium, they can still make the knockout round from Group B with a 2-0 win over Russia provided Finland do not get a result against Belgium. With Eriksen recovering well five days after collapsing to the ground during their opening match of Euro 2020, Denmark are eager to ensure they can prolong their stay in the tournament. “With Christian in our minds and our hearts, we know that he’s still here, we know it’s going to be a tough few weeks for you Christian, we’re here for you,” Hjulmand told a media conference. “We’re going to stick together and we’re gonna beat the Russians, we’re not done in this competition.” Eriksen passed on his congratulations to the team when they returned to the dressing room, striker Martin Braithwaite said. “He sent us… Read full this story
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