The gigantic Super Bowl final will take place on the night of February 3rd. Now the teams have also been determined: The Kansas City Chiefs must play against the San Francisco 49ers.
Kansas City / Santa Clara – The Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers have reached the final of the National Football League. The 49ers prevailed in the second semi-final on Sunday (local time) with 37:20 (27: 0) against the Green Bay Packers. Previously, the Chiefs had lived up to their role as favorites in the 35:24 (21:17) home win against the Tennessee Titans. The Super Bowl final will be played in Miami on the night of February 3rd (CET).
After the undisputed success in Santa Clara, California, the 49ers are in the final for the first time in seven years and are reaching for their sixth trophy. The last time was a Super Bowl triumph in 1995. For San Francisco, Raheem Mostert was particularly convincing with 220 yards and four touchdowns. Star quarterback Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers, however, did not develop as usual, the guests remained without points until the break and were already 0:27 behind at this point.
KC is in the final for the third time
Kansas City previously finished the Titans’ run. The previous surprise team from Nashville had eliminated defending champions New England Patriots and the Baltimore Ravens in the previous rounds. KC is in the final for the third time after 1967 and 1970. After the home side were quickly 0:10 behind, the Chiefs stabilized and better prepared themselves for the runs of Titans running back Derrick Henry.
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Before the break, the home side went in front for the first time after a stroke of genius by quarterback Patrick Mahomes. The 24-year-old could not be stopped despite the distress and completed a 27-yard run to lead the break. In the final quarter, two more touchdowns decided the game, although Tennessee never gave up.