sport news The best (and worst) performers in the Super Bowl between the Chiefs and 49ers

The Kansas City Chiefs are the Super Bowl champions, after pulling off a stunning comeback victory in the final quarter against the San Francisco 49ers. 

Everyone predicted it would be a close game, and it certainly delivered, with the score going back and forth all night until the Chiefs eventually came away with a 31-20 victory. 

Here, Sportsmail takes a look at the standout performers of the night, and a look at some of those who didn't do as well as expected...  

The Kansas City Chiefs pulled off a comeback victory to become Super Bowl LIV champions

The Kansas City Chiefs pulled off a comeback victory to become Super Bowl LIV champions

Jimmy Garoppolo must have thought they had won it, but the 49ers fell away at the end

Jimmy Garoppolo must have thought they had won it, but the 49ers fell away at the end

Nick Bosa had a great game putting Patrick Mahomes under pressure, but they fell short

Nick Bosa had a great game putting Patrick Mahomes under pressure, but they fell short

Super Bowl LIV standout performers  Bashaud Breeland - Chiefs

Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Bashaud Breeland picked off a wayward Jimmy Garoppolo pass in the first half, and they got three points off the turnover, but that wasn't his only contribution.

He made a number of big tackles too, combined and solo, in open field and at the line, as the Chiefs limited the 49ers early on. He made six tackles in total, and two for a loss.  

Bashaud Breeland picked off a Jimmy Garoppolo pass, and made a number of good tackles

Bashaud Breeland picked off a Jimmy Garoppolo pass, and made a number of good tackles

Deebo Samuel - 49ers

San Francisco 49ers' Deebo Samuel was easily their best receiver in the first half, catching it four times (although one was a little push pass). It was his running from behind the line that was most impressive though, finding gaps that Raheem Mostert and Tevin Coleman weren't getting until later on.

He didn't get the big yardage plays through the air like Jeff Wilson and Emmanuel Sanders, but he got yardage in important situations. In the end though, it wasn't enough, and perhaps it was telling that the usual suspects of the 49ers offence weren't getting their usual yardage. 

Jimmy Garoppolo and Nick Bosa had great games too, but when you come up short like that, it's hard to get your name into the history books. 

Deebo Samuel was the 49ers standout performer on offence, certainly in the first half

Deebo Samuel was the 49ers standout performer on offence, certainly in the first half

Damien Williams - Chiefs 

What a game for Damien Williams. We all thought it would be Raheem Mostert and the 49ers tearing it up on the ground, but it was Williams who ran it around unopposed.

He ended up with 17 carries for 104 yards, averaging 6.1 a carry with a touchdown, and he also picked up 29 yards through the air, receiving for a second touchdown. He and Tyreek Hill were huge in the game, but it was Williams who was consistently getting the Chiefs out of tough spots and down the field. 

Damien Williams got two Super Bowl touchdowns on Sunday, tearing up the 49ers defence

Damien Williams got two Super Bowl touchdowns on Sunday, tearing up the 49ers defence

Kansas City Chiefs Special Teams

The 49ers had bad field position to start their drives a lot, and a big part of

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