Supporter in serious condition after horror fall during England v Croatia Euro 2020 match at Wembley

A supporter has been rushed to hospital after falling from the stands in England’s 1-0 victory over Croatia at Wembley, Uefa has confirmed.

England striker Harry Kane during the match at Wembley Stadium. Picture: SNS
England striker Harry Kane during the match at Wembley Stadium. Picture: SNS

The fan has been described as being in a “serious condition”, though Europe’s governing body refused to address speculation on whether they fell from the top tier in the 90,000-seater stadium. The exact nature of the fall is not yet known.

Uefa confirmed the incident immediately after the full-time whistle following the first match in Group D at Euro 2020.

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They said: "Uefa can confirm that a spectator fell from the stands and was taken to hospital in a serious condition. For further information, please contact the local authorities due to privacy reasons.”

Gareth Southgate’s side got off to a winning start thanks to a second-half goal from Raheem Sterling. They top the group with Scotland and Czech Republic to play the second match at 2pm on Monday.

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