Photos: Chargers lose to Dallas Cowboys in home opener at SoFi Stadium

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Azur Kamara is penalized for roughing Chargers punter Ty Long.
Dallas Cowboys defensive end Azur Kamara (54) is penalized for roughing Chargers punter Ty Long (1) during the first half at SoFi Stadium on Sunday.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Share

The Chargers’ first regular-season game at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood didn’t end pretty for home team. Greg Zuerlein kicked a 56-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Dallas Cowboys to a 20-17 victory over the Chargers.

Here are some of photos of the game from veteran Los Angeles Times photographers Gina Ferazzi and Allen J. Schaben.

Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Jaylon Smith tries to block a pass by Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert.
Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Jaylon Smith, left, tries to block a pass by Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert during the first quarter Sunday at SoFi Stadium.
(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Chargers cornerback Asante Samuel Jr. (26) breaks up a pass intended for Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper.
Chargers cornerback Asante Samuel Jr. (26) breaks up a pass intended for Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper in the end zone during the first half.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Advertisement

Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams avoids a tackle by Dallas Cowboys cornerback Anthony Brown.
Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams, right, deflects a tackle by Dallas Cowboys cornerback Anthony Brown on his way to scoring a touchdown.
(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams dives into the end zone to score on a 12-yard touchdown pass from Justin Herbert.
Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams dives into the end zone to score on a 12-yard touchdown pass from Justin Herbert in the first half.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams (81) celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown during the first half.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James Jr. left, and Joey Bosa, center, sacks Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dan Prescott
Los Angeles, CA - September 19: Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James Jr. left, and Joey Bosa, center, converge for a sack on Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dan Prescott in the second half at SoFi Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA.
(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)
Dallas Cowboys strong safety Damontae Kazee (18) reacts with his teammates after intercepting a pass in the end zone
INGLEWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 19, 2021: Dallas Cowboys strong safety Damontae Kazee (18) reacts with his teammates after intercepting a pass in the end zone intended for Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen in the second half at SoFi Stadium on September 19, 2021 in Inglewood, California.
(Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times)
Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert is chased and sacked by Dallas Cowboys outside linebacker Leighton Vander Esch.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Advertisement

Chargers' Nasir Adderley leaps in the air to break up a potential TD pass to Dallas Cowboys' Blake Jarwin.
Chargers defensive back Nasir Adderley leaps in the air to break up a potential touchdown pass to Dallas Cowboys tight end Blake Jarwin during the second half.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert stiff-arms Dallas Cowboys outside linebacker Micah Parsons.
Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert stiff-arms Dallas Cowboys outside linebacker Micah Parsons, right, during the fourth quarter.
(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Greg Zuerlein kicks a 56- yard field goal as time expires to lift the Dallas Cowboys to victory over the Chargers.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
The Dallas Cowboys celebrate and hoist kicker Greg Zuerlein off the field after his 56-yard field goal.
The Dallas Cowboys celebrate and hoist kicker Greg Zuerlein off the field after his 56-yard field goal lifted the Cowboys to victory.
(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Dallas Cowboys special teams coordinator John Fassel congratulates Dallas Cowboys kicker Greg Zuerlein.
Dallas Cowboys special teams coordinator John Fassel congratulates Dallas Cowboys kicker Greg Zuerlein after his game-winning field goal against the Chargers.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)