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Sofi Stadium to host first match in August

The NFL’s Los Angeles Rams will officially host the first-ever event at the new SoFi Stadium on August 14.

New Orleans Saints will visit SoFi Stadium for a 2018 NFC championship game rematch.

The Rams will then play at SoFi Stadium for the first three weeks of the preseason before heading to Las Vegas to play the Raiders at the new Allegiant Stadium.

After hosting the Saints, the Rams will be visitors at SoFi Stadium during Week 2 of the pre-season when the Los Angeles Chargers play host to the Rams. Then in Week 3, the Rams will conclude their home preseason slate when they welcome the Denver Broncos to SoFi Stadium on Saturday, August 29.

The stadium had originally been due to open on July 25-26 with two Taylor Swift concerts but these were cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

SoFi Stadium will have a seating capacity of approximately 70,000, expandable up to 100,000, with 260 luxury suites, more than 13,000 premium seats, and over three million square feet of usable space.

A 27,000ft2 SoFi-branded VIP activation space inside the stadium will be utilied for special events, including a dedicated SoFi lounge for its members to access, one of the exclusive opportunities the company plans to offer members as part of this partnership.

SoFi Stadium is the first indoor-outdoor stadium to be constructed. Adjacent to the stadium and under the same roof canopy is a 6,000-seat performance venue and the 2.5-acre American Airlines Plaza. The performance venue will host a variety of events, including concerts, esports events, award shows, as well as community gatherings. Hollywood Park will feature more than 1.5 million square feet of retail and office space initially, 2,500 residences, a hotel, and more than 20 acres of parks.