The San Francisco 49ers punched their ticket to Las Vegas, following a 34-31 victory over the Detroit Lions in the National Football Conference (NFC) Championship. The team will take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LVIII.
The 49ers will be making their second Super Bowl appearance in the last five years. The Chiefs are reigning Super Bowl champions, and this game will be their fourth appearance in five years. This year’s Super Bowl will be a rematch of Super Bowl LIV from February 2020, where the Chiefs beat the 49ers with a score of 31-20.
Although the 49ers were down 24-7 to the Lions at the end of the first half, they played a strong second half, scoring 27 points. The 49ers’ win secured their Super Bowl spot while also preventing the Lions from their first Super Bowl in their 94-year history.
The San Francisco Bay Area and the 49er Faithful as a whole will be gearing up for the big game on Feb. 11, so stay tuned to the Foghorn for updates regarding the best spots to catch Super Bowl LVIII.