Here’s the reason behind suspension of Belgium-Sweden game

Belgium-Sweden game was scheduled to be played on Monday night in EURO 2024 qualifiers was suspended.

Belgium-Sweden game in the EURO 2024 qualifiers, on Monday night, was suspended. The reason behind this suspension was the players’ unanimous decision to refuse to emerge for the second half, following a tragic incident that shook the football world.

Just before kick-off, the football community was shocked by news as two Swedish football fans were shot dead in Brussels. The incident took place in the stadium where the match was to be held, casting a feeling of fear over the upcoming clash. The authorities swiftly launched an investigation, but the person responsible for this act remained unknown, leaving the football fraternity in a state of shock and uncertainty.


Despite this, the game commenced as scheduled. The first half saw an intense display of football, with both Belgium and Sweden eyeing for dominance in the UEFA Euro 2024 qualifiers.

However, as the halftime whistle blew, it became evident that the players were with reality of the pre-match tragedy. With heavy hearts and concern for the safety of the fans and themselves, the players decided to step back and not return to the field.