Raiders vs. Chargers climate replace: Lightning delays 'Monday Evening Soccer' matchup
Inclement climate within the Inglewood space of Los Angeles has pressured a delay within the “Monday Evening Soccer” matchup between the Raiders and Chargers.
The sport, initially set to kick off at 8:15 p.m. ET, will now begin considerably later after lightning was noticed within the space. The decision got here from NFL headquarters in New York, regardless of the very fact SoFi Stadium is an indoor stadium in Los Angeles. It has some uncovered areas in its roof, nevertheless, which prompted the league to behave out of an obvious abundance of warning.
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The choice was apparently information to Raiders coach Jon Gruden, who was clearly confused at receiving phrase of the delay:
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6:50 a.m.: Raiders coach Jon Gruden stated after the sport he thought he was listening to a joke when he was instructed there can be a delay. “I’ve by no means had an indoor stadium with a lightning delay. This was a weird evening for all of us,” he stated. “It affected each groups.”
8:42 p.m.: The sport will now begin at 8:50 p.m. ET, ESPN experiences.
8:36 p.m.: And now the Chargers are popping out. Surprisingly, extra cheers for the Raiders and boos for the house staff.
8:35 p.m.: The Raiders have come again out onto the sphere.
8:30 p.m.: ESPN experiences “an influence subject” in SoFi Stadium because of lightning strikes.
8:20 p.m.: Based on the ESPN telecast, the sport might be delayed until 8:55 p.m. ET.
8:18 p.m.: The sport is delayed indefinitely.
8:15 p.m.: The groups have headed again to their respective locker rooms.
8:10 p.m.: Listed here are some footage and movies of lightning all through the L.A. space: