Here we go! Just a several dozen hours to the most important American football event in the entire world – Super Bowl LIII. New England Patriots will face Los Angeles Rams at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. STATSCORE brings some valuable facts before the game starts. Ready? Steady? Go!
Los Angeles waited more than two decades for the NFL team. Now it has one playing for a championship! Nice change, isn’t it? From hell to heaven!
The fresh approach of their coach Sean McVay transformed the team from a perennial bottom-dweller to a legitimate Super Bowl contender. Their rivals? The New England Patriots. They have Brady and Belichick leading the way. This is their ninth appearance in the Super Bowl together, so they know the drill more than any quarterback-coach combination in the NFL history!
Can we say that it will be a duel between David and Goliath? Not really. The Patriots are a slight favourite on the paper, but for sure we can expect a close game from beginning to the end.
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5 facts before Super Bowl LIII:
- First time in NFL history both conference championships went to overtime
- Brady and Goff share the largest age gap (17 years, 72 days) of any starting quarterback matchup in Super Bowl history
- Belichick and McVay have the largest age gap (33 years, 283 days) of any head-coaching matchup in Super Bowl history
- Rams kicker – Greg Zuerlein’s game-winning field goal set a new franchise postseason record for distance (57 yards!)
- Cory Littleton (L.A. Rams) ties the franchise record for solo tackles in a postseason game (12 total tackles)