LAS VEGAS, NV. The Kansas City Chiefs became the first repeat Super Bowl champions in nearly two decades on Sunday, clinching victory with a final score of 25-22 over the San Francisco 49ers in overtime.
The team is the first to repeat Super Bowl victories since the Patriots in 2003 and 2004. The Chiefs came from behind after ending the first half 3-10 to tie the 49ers before an overtime round, just the second in Super Bowl history.
It was a slow-moving game to start with the score 0-0 after the first quarter.
It was the 10th time in Super Bowl history that the first quarter had no score from either team.
The last time it happened was in 2019 when the Patriots beat the Rams 13-3.
The 49ers got on the board first after a 55-yard Field Goal from Jake Moody.
San Francisco added to the lead with 4:23 left in the half after a Christian McCaffrey score made it 10-0.
Harrison Butker got the Chiefs on the board just before the half ended with a 28-yard field goal, making it 10-3 at the break.
Patrick Mahomes finally got KC a touchdown with a 16-yard strike to Marquez Valdes-Scantling.
The third quarter ended with the Chiefs up 13-10.
Brock Purdy answered with a touchdown pass to Jauan Jennings, giving the 49ers a 16-13 lead.
Butker knocked in his third field goal of the game late in the fourth quarter.
The game was tied, 16 a piece, heading into the two-minute warning.
Moody drilled a 53-yard Field Goal with 1:53 left in the game, giving the 49ers the lead once again.
Butker made his fourth field goal from 29 yards out to send the Chiefs and 49ers into overtime with the score 19-19.
Moody and the 49ers scored first in overtime with a 27-yard field goal.
Patrick Mahomes wins his third Super Bowl title with a 3-yard touchdown pass to Mecole Harman with three seconds left on the clock.
Mahomes is chasing Tom Brady’s seven championships, the current greatest of all time.
This the Chiefs’ second Super Bowl championship in a row and third in five seasons.
The Chiefs win in OT 26-22.
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