The Chiefs went on an early run and took the lead in the second half. Their success was due in part to a fumble recovery which gave them excellent field position. The score was capped off by a 16-yard throw from Mahomes. San Francisco fought back with a 10-yard drive. Then Kansas City blocked a punt allowing them to tie the game with a field goal.
Both teams continued to fight hard, with San Francisco nearly scoring a go-ahead field goal. Kansas City then blocked a crucial pass rushing play. The game was set for an exciting finish.