Photos: Chargers lose in revenge game against Patriots

Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen can't make a catch as he's hit by New England Patriots cornerback Myles Bryant.
Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen (13) can’t make a catch as he’s hit by New England Patriots cornerback Myles Bryant during the second half of the Chargers’ 27-24 loss Sunday at SoFi Stadium.
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The Chargers missed out on a chance to avenge their blowout loss to the Patriots in 2020, falling to New England 27-24 at SoFi Stadium on Sunday.

Los Angeles Times veteran photographer Robert Gauthier captured some of the game’s biggest moments. Here’s a look at some of his best photos from the contest.

Chargers safety Nasir Adderley breaks up a pass intended for New England Patriots wide receiver Kendrick Bourne.
Chargers safety Nasir Adderley (24) breaks up a pass intended for New England Patriots wide receiver Kendrick Bourne in the end zone.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
New England Patriots running back Damien Harris is tackled by Chargers linebacker Drue Tranquill.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert scrambles in the pocket near the goal line at SoFi Stadium.
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New England Patriots wide receiver Jakobi Meyers hauls in a pass for a two-point conversion.
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New England Patriots safety Adrian Phillips scores on an interception return past Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert.
New England Patriots safety Adrian Phillips scores on an interception return past Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert in the fourth quarter.
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New England Patriots safety Adrian Phillips intercepts a pass and returns it in for a touchdown.
New England Patriots safety Adrian Phillips, a former Chargers player, intercepts a pass and returns it in for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
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Chargers running back Austin Ekeler shakes a diving tackle attempt by New England Patriots cornerback Myles Bryant.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert is sacked by New England Patriots defensive end Lawrence Guy.
Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert is sacked by New England Patriots defensive end Lawrence Guy (93).
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones scrambles as he is chased by the Chargers' defense.
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Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen shows frustration after failing to catch a pass from quarterback Justin Herbert.
Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen (13) shows frustration after failing to catch a pass from quarterback Justin Herbert.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)