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The Kansas City Chiefs have won their second consecutive Super Bowl, defeating the San Francisco 49ers 25-22 in an overtime thriller. The game, held in Las Vegas for the first time, was a tale of two halves, with the 49ers dominating the first half and the Chiefs coming back strong in the second half and overtime.

A Slow Start and a Wild Finish

The game started slowly, with both teams struggling to move the ball. The 49ers took a 10-0 lead in the second quarter on a touchdown run by Christian McCaffrey, but the Chiefs responded with a touchdown pass from Patrick Mahomes to Travis Kelce to make it 10-7 at halftime.

The second half was a back-and-forth affair, with both teams trading touchdowns. The Chiefs took a 21-17 lead with just over two minutes remaining in the game, but the 49ers tied it up with a field goal as time expired.

In overtime, the Chiefs won the coin toss and drove down the field for a field goal to win the game.

Key Plays

There were several key plays in the game, including:

  • Travis Kelce’s touchdown catch late in the fourth quarter to tie the game and send it to overtime.
  • Nick Bosa’s sack of Patrick Mahomes on the Chiefs’ first possession of overtime, which forced the Chiefs to punt.
  • Harrison Butker’s game-winning field goal in overtime.

The Storylines

The game was also notable for a few storylines, including:

  • Brock Purdy, the 49ers’ starting quarterback, who became the first rookie quarterback to start a Super Bowl.
  • Taylor Swift, who was in attendance at the game and was shown on the Jumbotron several times.
  • The halftime show, which featured performances by Rihanna, Jay-Z, and Usher.

The Aftermath

The Chiefs’ victory is a major accomplishment for the franchise, which has now won two Super Bowls in the past four years. The 49ers, meanwhile, will have to regroup and try to make it back to the Super Bowl next year.