The biggest sporting spectacle in America, the Super Bowl, just saw one of the greatest games in Super Bowl history when the Kansas City Chiefs faced off against the Philadelphia Eagles at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Both teams engaged in a nail-biting contest that had fans on the edge of their seats till the final whistle.
Heading into the Super Bowl, the Eagles and the Chiefs were evenly matched with a similar win/loss record as well. The final whistle also reflects just how even both teams were as the Chiefs won the 2023 Super Bowl 38-35 by clinching the game at the last second.
Right from the start, both teams showed a lot of grit and determination as they traded touchdowns in the first quarter. However, Eagles started gaining momentum in the second quarter and even had a 10-point lead by the end of the first half.
The Chiefs scripted a great comeback in the second half when they scored a touchdown within the first three drives. Both teams stood even at 35-35 as the clock counted down in the final quarter. However, a controversial holding penalty by Eagles cornerback James Bradbery gave the Kansas City Chiefs the chance to run down the clock and score a game-winning field goal with eight seconds left on the clock.
Patrick Mahomes was the star of the show on the Chiefs side with 21 of 27 for 182 yards with three touchdowns. Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts was just as impressive with 27 of 37 for 304 yards with three rushing touchdowns.
This win marks the second Super Bowl win for the Kansas City Chiefs in four seasons making Patrick Mahomes the youngest player to win two Super Bowls. Stay tuned to Thirsty for News as we bring you similar stories.
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