Super Bowl LVIII Goes into Overtime for the Second Time in History: Kansas City Chiefs Emerges Victorious

New NFL Rules for Overtime in the Super Bowl: How Does It Work?

The Super Bowl made history on Sunday by going into overtime for the second time ever. The Kansas City Chiefs emerged victorious over the San Francisco 49ers with a score of 25-22 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas to claim Super Bowl LVIII. The game ended regulation in a 19-19 tie, following a late field goal from Harrison Butker that sent the game into overtime.

The new postseason overtime rules implemented by the NFL were put to the test during this game. Both teams are now guaranteed at least one possession in overtime, regardless of whether the initial team that gets the ball scores. If both teams score during their possessions and the score remains tied, the next score will determine the winner. In the event that the team kicking off forces a safety on the initial possession, the game would conclude after just one possession.

The game began with the 49ers winning the coin toss and choosing to receive the ball first. Despite advancing into

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