Conference finals: Chiefs will defend their title

Aurélie SACCHELLI, Media365, published on Monday January 25, 2021 at 09:14 am

Super Bowl winners in 2020, the Kansas City Chiefs will also be there in 2021, after their 38-24 victory over Buffalo. They will face Tampa Bay, which will play in its stadium, on February 7.

Try to win a second Super Bowl in a row against a home team. This is the challenge facing the Kansas City Chiefs on February 7. The Missouri franchise became the American Conference champion, where she was the No. 1 seed in the play-offs, this Sunday by beating 38-24 Buffalo, who was No. 2 seed, and that no. ‘had seen more at this stage of the competition since 1993. It was the Bills who started the game the best, leading 9-0 at the end of the first quarter, after a field-goal from Tyler Bass and a touchdown from Dawson Knox. But the Chiefs, who were able to count on their star Patrick Mahomes, who suffered a concussion last week, quickly returned thanks to a second quarter of play, won 21-3! Mecole Hardman scored his team’s first touchdown, followed by Darrel Williams and Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Harrison Butker scoring extra points (21-12, mt). Travis Kelce scored his team’s fourth touchdown in the third quarter, which definitely turned the game upside down, with Buffalo only scoring through Tyler Bass’s field goals. Another Kelce touchdown in the final quarter sealed the Chiefs’ victory, with Isaiah McKenzie’s touchdown for the Bills proving anecdotal.

A third Super Bowl for the Chiefs?

Already Super Bowl winners in 1970 and 2020, the Kansas City Chiefs will aim for the treble in two weeks, but it won’t be easy against Tom Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who will be the first team to play the Super Bowl at home. . « The thing with our team is that we trust each other, and every time we’re on the pitch we give everything we have. But the job is not done, » promised Patrick Mahomes, whose the duel with Brady, 18 years his senior, promises a lot. During the regular season, on November 29, the Chiefs went to win 27-24 against the Buccaneers.

NFL – SEASON 2020-2021 / PLAY-OFFS
Program in French time

Conference Finals

National Conference

Sunday January 21, 2021
Green Bay Packers (1) – Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5) : 26-31

American Conference

Monday 22 January 2021
Kansas City Chiefs (1) – Buffalo Bills (2): 38-24

February 7, 2021, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa

0h30: Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Kansas City Chiefs

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