in it The longest Super Bowl in historythe Kansas City Chiefs They became The first defending champion to win the Lombardi Trophy since 2004 After swiping on San Francisco 49ers by 25-22 in extra time In Super Bowl LVIII.
Patrick MahomesWho suffered from pressure from the Niners team throughout the match, is found Micol Hardman For a three-yard pass In the second series of overtime for Win the match. the The 49ers have benefited In extra time with A 27 yard field goal By Jake Moody, but his inability to score a touchdown on the drive ended up costing him.
Mahomes threw for 333 yards and two touchdownsin addition to the objection. Harrison Butler It was also important, with 4 field goalsincluded One from 57 yardsSuper Bowl record.
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It wasn't just overtime that was exciting at Allegiant Stadium. he The last quarter was give and take. The 49ers scored the only touchdown of the period on 10 yard pass Brooke Purdy to Joan JenningsBut the extra point was blocked. After exchanging field goals. Butker scored on a 29-yard kick with 3 seconds left in the game. to play to send the match to extra time.
During the The first halfIt was a match Dominated by defencesand went into halftime with a score of 10-3 in favor of the 49ers, with only one pass from Joan Jennings Christian McCaffrey Like landing.
The fouls condemn the 49ers
in the end, Mistakes doomed the 49erswho lost A Bumble in Kansas City territory In the primary series, They missed the extra point And They were left on their opponents' 10-yard line in their series in overtimeBut they had to settle for a field goal, which was not enough in the end.
to Kyle Shanahan49ers coach, what happened He went on Sunday in Las Vegas according to the narrative of his career. Once again, his side had the advantage in the second half, and although they were close to the title, those small errors in the key moments made the difference.
In previous years 4The 9ers blew a 10-point lead In the fourth quarter against those same Chiefs, while With falcons He was the only other team's offensive coordinator to lose in overtime Atlanta also blew a 25-point lead.
Mahomes is having his crowning Super Bowl moment
Maybe in Two previous Super Bowl wins Of the leaders in the Andy Reid-Patrick Mahomes era, The midfielder wasn't necessarily at his best. On this occasion, Mahomes He was the best player on the field.
This is the The first time Mahomes has surpassed 300 receiving yards in a Super BowlWhat's more, he kept it The best level for the most important moment. Last year, Mahomes won the MVP award with just 182 yards rushing, even though he did throw for 3 passes.
Whenever it goes down in the fourth quarter or overtime, Mahomes found an open man in key moments. On the winning drive, he converted a third down on a fourth-down drive down the right side of the line.
This is the Third title for Chiefs in the last 5 yearsand cements Kansas City as the great dynasty it is today. Mahomes was named Super Bowl MVP for the third time with the Chiefs.
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