Kansas City Chiefs beat San Francisco 49ers 25-22 in Overtime during Super Bowl 58 in Las Vegas

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Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas – Feb 11, 2024 – Post Season

In a nail-biting Super Bowl 58 matchup, the Kansas City Chiefs emerged victorious after an intense overtime battle against the San Francisco 49ers. The game ended with a final score of 25-22, giving the Chiefs back to back championships, when Patrick Mahomes found Mecole Hardman on a three-yard touchdown pass.

It’s the first time a team has repeated in almost 20 years.

The showdown took fans on a roller coaster, ultimately concluding in an extra period in overtime. The Chiefs’ resilience and strategic plays secured their victory, with Harrison Butker’s crucial field goals proving instrumental in the team’s success.

Here’s a breakdown of the key moments and statistics from the game:

Scoring Summary:

  • The first quarter remained scoreless, setting the stage for a competitive match.
  • The 49ers took an early lead in the second quarter, with a 55-yard field goal by Jake Moody and a touchdown pass from J. Jennings to Christian McCaffrey.
  • The Chiefs responded with a 28-yard field goal by Butker, narrowing the gap to 10-3 at halftime.
  • Both teams displayed offensive prowess in the third quarter, with the Chiefs taking the lead with a 57-yard field goal and a touchdown pass from Patrick Mahomes to Marquez Valdes-Scantling.
  • The fourth quarter witnessed back-and-forth action, including a failed extra point attempt by the 49ers, leading to a tie at 19-19.
  • In the first overtime, Moody’s 27-yard field goal gave the 49ers a brief lead, but the Chiefs sealed the victory with a touchdown and a successful field goal, finishing the game 25-22.

Key Player Performances:

  • Quarterback Patrick Mahomes showcased his skill, completing 33 out of 45 passes for 330 yards and a touchdown.
  • San Francisco’s Brock Purdy and Jauan Jennings combined for 276 passing yards, two touchdowns, and no interceptions.
  • McCaffrey was a standout performer for the 49ers, accumulating 80 rushing yards and a touchdown, along with 80 receiving yards.

Defensive Highlights:

  • Both teams displayed defensive prowess, with notable sacks by Arik Armstead, Chase Young, and Javon Hargrave.
  • Interceptions were made by Ji’Ayir Brown, contributing to the overall intensity of the game.

Game Statistics:

  • Rushing yards: SF 110 – KC 130
  • Passing yards: SF 276 – KC 330
  • Sacks: SF 1-0 – KC 3-0

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