The East L.A. Classic football game between rivals Roosevelt High (left) and Garfield High (right) is back this year after being canceled in 2020, due to the pandemic, for the first time in decades. Photos by Alborz Kamalizad/LAist

The Garfield High School Bulldogs defeated the Roosevelt Rough Riders 7-0 in Friday night’s highly anticipated East L.A. Classic. The 78th annual rivalry football game was held in Weingart Stadium at East Los Angeles College with strong student, alumni and community support on both sides.

Here is a collection of Tweets and Instagram photos before and during the game  ”” and soon after the Boyle Heights school’s loss.

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