Super Bowl 2024: Everything to know, how to watch Chiefs-49ers matchup

The San Francisco 49ers look for redemption, while the Kansas City Chiefs aim to become the first repeat champion in 19 years in Super Bowl LVIII on Sunday night in Las Vegas. 

The game is a highly anticipated rematch of the 2020 Super Bowl, which the Chiefs won, 31-20 when Patrick Mahomes led a comeback from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter, outscoring the 49ers 21-0 in the game’s final segment.

The Niners are coming off a comeback of their own in the NFC Championship Game, where they trailed the Lions 24-7 at halftime but rallied to reach the franchise’s eighth Super Bowl. 

On the other side, the Chiefs have been in control in each of their playoff games so far this postseason, looking primed to be the first repeat champion in the NFL since the 2004-2005 Patriots won back-to-back crowns.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of kickoff.

How to watch Super Bowl LVIII:

+ The game will air on CBS and Nickelodeon at 6:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, with the Nickelodeon broadcast representing a more family-oriented broadcast. 

What to know about the matchup:

+ What do the 49ers need to do to win? Eric Williams explained why Brock Purdy needs to take some risks and the team needs to start strong. FOX Sports’ research team also broke down the matchup by the numbers, while Chris “The Bear” Fallica gave his expert picks. Could Purdy win the Super Bowl MVP? He would be able to add his name to a pretty amazing list of past Super Bowl MVP winners. Purdy even earned a comparison to longtime NFL legend Drew Brees this week! 

+ The Chiefs and 49ers both have several players, even some coaches, who will have legacies tied to this game. Ralph Vacchiano examined who will be impacted the most by the result of Super Bowl LVIII. Looking more at the present term, Colin Cowherd ranked the top-10 players in the game, while we also broke down whose contracts were the biggest bargains.

+ Former NFL scout Bucky Brooks put his scouting cap back on and answered five critical questions…


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