It’s official. Super Bowl LVI in Los Angeles will have a true “home” team, as the Los Angeles Rams outscored the stubborn San Francisco 49ers today 20-17, courtesy of a field goal with less than two minutes left.
The Rams will be joined by the Cincinnati Bengals, who upset the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship with a 27-24 overtime win.
Super Bowl LVI will take place at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood on Sunday, February 13. Kickoff on the Rams field is at 3:30 p.m., with NBC television. The game will mark the first time a team has hosted the championship game and Super Bowl in its own stadium.
The Rams were down 17-7 at one point in the third quarter, but came back strong, thanks to key receptions from Cooper Kupp and Odell Beckham Jr. A 30-yard field goal from Matt Gay provided the winning margin. A desperate last drive by the 49ers was halted by an interception from Travin Howard, thanks to intense pressure from Aaron Donald.
Now the team that went all-in with…