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Sunday Night Football: 49ers dominate Chargers in second half to win 22-16

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It wasn’t as straightforward as many thought it might be, because the Chargers fought on Sunday Night time Soccer. However the 49ers held the Chargers at 52 yards within the second half and received 12-0 after dropping at halftime to win 22-16.

Each groups are actually 5-4.

The Chargers had been trailing 19-16 once they compelled a punt with 2:12 left, however Mitch Wishnowsky’s punt landed on the 1-yd-line. Samuel Womack took down, however ended up coming into the tip zone.

Officers scored it as 1, though NBC guidelines analyst Terry McAulay argued that it ought to have been a touchback.

Justin Herbert threw two incompletes, accomplished a 7-yard go to Tre McKitty, after which threw one other incomplete within the fourth and third. The 49ers, nevertheless, failed to attain the decisive landing, settling for a 20-yard subject aim from Robbie Gould with 1:00 to play to present the Chargers one final comeback try.

On the primary scrimmage play after kickoff, Herbert had his arm hit by Charles Omenihu and Talanoa Hufanga intercepted the duck for his fourth choose of the season.

The Chargers partially blocked a punt, compelled a fumble from Brandon Aiyuk, had six tackles for the loss, and held the 49ers for 2 touchdowns in 5 journeys into the purple zone. Additionally they did an honest job on Christian McCaffrey, who had 38 yards and a landing on 14 carries and 4 receptions for 39 yards, and Deebo Samuel, who had 4 carries for 27 yards and two receptions for twenty-four yards.

However Los Angeles needed to make do with three subject objectives from Cameron Dicker within the first half after coming to San Francisco 29, 7, and 21.

Herbert hit 21 of 35 for 196 yards with a landing and an interception. The Chargers, who had been dropping extensive receivers Keenan Allen and Mike Williams, had 238 yards.

Jimmy Garoppolo accomplished 19 of 28 passes for 240 yards and Aiyuk had six catches for 84 yards. Elijah Mitchell returned to achieve 89 yards on 18 carries because the 49ers rushed for 157 yards.

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