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Chelsea FC Defeats AC Milan in First Sporting Event at U.S. Bank Stadium

View images from the International Champions Cup match between AC Milan and Chelsea FC, the first-ever sporting event at U.S. Bank Stadium.

The first sporting event at U.S. Bank Stadium is in the books.

Chelsea F.C. defeated A.C. Milan 3-1 on Wednesday in an International Champions Cup match.

The state-of-the-art venue celebrated its grand opening on July 22 and will host its first preseason game on Aug. 28 when San Diego visits Minnesota.

Here is a social media recap of the historical night in downtown Minneapolis:

The event at U.S. Bank Stadium was declared sold out prior to the match. The crowd was listed as the largest crowd ever to attend a soccer event in the state of Minnesota.

Here is a field level view of the pitch prior to the event.

AC Milan thanked the Minnesota Vikings for a special gift.

Here is a 360-degree view of the packed house prior to the match.

Here are the Chelsea FC players as they walked out on the pitch.

AC Milan checked out the new surroundings as well.

The first goal of the game was scored by striker Bertran Traore on a rebound header goal giving Chelsea FC an early 1-0 lead.

The two teams took a tie into the U.S. Bank Stadium locker rooms at halftime.

Following a penalty on AC Milan, midfielder Oscar capitalized on the penalty kick for Chelsea FC to swing of momentum in the 70th minute.

VINE: Oscar's penalty. #CFC

— ChelseaReport (@CheIseaReport) August 4, 2016

Oscar scored his second goal of the match in the 86th minute on the right side to give Chelsea a 3-1 lead.

Chelsea FC defeated AC Milan 3-1 from U.S. Bank Stadium.

Here was the total attendance for Wednesday night's match.

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