Euro 2020: Fan falls from Wembley Stadium stands during England’s Euro match, in serious condition

Euro 2020: A fan is in serious condition after falling from Wembley Stadium stands during England's Euro match against Croatia

Euro 2020: Fan in ‘serious condition’- A fan taken to hospital in serious condition after falling from the stands during England’s 1-0 victory over Croatia in their Group D European Championship match at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. England won the match 1-0 with a goal from Raheem Sterling.

A spokesperson for Wembley Stadium said the supporter fell from the stands just after the match kicked off and that the incident would be fully investigated.

“The spectator was given on-site medical attention and was then taken to hospital in a serious condition,” the spokesperson added.

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About 22,500 supporters, a quarter of Wembley’s capacity, were allowed in to watch the match, which England won thanks to Raheem Sterling’s second-half goal.

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England vs Croatia Highlights: England started incredibly well, and could’ve scored several early on, especially when Foden hit the post. Croatia slowly came back into the game, passed the ball around rather well, but they lacked a potent threat upfront. Jordan Pickford really didn’t have a lot to do in the England goal.

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Sterling’s goal was well deserved, as he was one of the brightest players for England on the day. England, naturally, couldn’t keep up their early tempo, and in the second half they sat back and allowed Croatia to have the ball, but they kept Modric, Brozovic and co. at arms length.

There will be bigger tests for England, but off to a good start.

Group D: England are the current Group C toppers after returning with all 3 points against 2018 World Cup runners up Croatia.

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