Vikings at Chargers

Minnesota Vikings at Los Angeles Chargers, Nov. 14, 2021

After the first meeting between the franchises in Los Angeles occurred in 2019, this one will be at SoFi Stadium, which opened last season and is due to host Super Bowl LVI.

WEEK 10 • SUN 11/14 • 3:05 PM CST

Minnesota Vikings 0-2

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Los Angeles Chargers 1-1

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History: Minnesota Vikings vs Los Angeles Chargers

  • All-Time Record: The Vikings are 7-6 all-time against the Chargers, which does not include any postseason meetings. They are 2-3 in road games.  
  • Series Notes: Minnesota will be playing the Chargers without Philip Rivers at QB for the first time since 2003.
  • Current Streak: Minnesota has won the past two games.
  • Last time in Los Angeles (2019): The Vikings defeated the Chargers 39-10.

Facts to Know

Los Angeles Chargers

  • Brandon Staley was hired as head coach, along with Offensive Coordinator Joe Lombardi, Defensive Coordinator Renaldo Hill and Special Teams Coordinator Derius Swinton II.
  • Led by NFL Rookie of the Year Justin Herbert, the Chargers posted an interception rate of just 1.59 percent, which was sixth-best in the league.
  • The Chargers allowed just 20.3 first downs per game, which was the NFL's seventh-best defensively.

Minnesota Vikings

  • S Harrison Smith recorded an interception and recovered a fumble as part of seven Chargers turnovers the last time these teams met.
  • The 2020 Vikings defense ranked third in the NFL with a 65.9-percent success rate in goal-to-go situations.
  • RB Dalvin Cook averaged 5.0 yards per rushing attempt in 2020.

Look back at photos over the course of time featuring games between the Vikings and the Chargers.