Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers swap leads as the Super Bowl goes right down to the wire in the fourth quarter Vegas – after Travis Kelce’s shocking meltdown at coach Andy Reid, 65

The greatest Super Bowl in history was anyone’s for the fourth-quarter victory in Las Vegas, but whatever the outcome, Travis Kelce lashed out at his 65-year-old coach Andy Reid for pulling him out of a took against the San Francisco 49ers was sure to be a lasting image.

Whatever dire straits Kansas City was in at halftime when they trailed by seven, they took the lead in the third quarter when Marquez Valdes-Scantling caught the first touchdown for the Chiefs after what could have been a game-changing fumble on the punt by Ray -Ray McCloud III. The 49ers regained the lead early in the fourth through Jauan Jennings before Harrison Butker tied it with his third field goal of the game.

The third quarter ended with Kansas City somehow taking the lead, but up until that point it felt like it was all going to go wrong with Kelce, the villain of the piece. With his girlfriend Taylor Swift watching from the stands, Kelce appeared to see red and yelled at his coach after missing a play that gave the Chiefs a huge opportunity to take the lead with the first touchdown of the match. Wide receiver Isiah Pacheco, usually so assured with the ball, fumbled while Kelce was on the sideline.

Reid seemed to almost lose his balance for a moment as Kelce rammed into him, the tight end holding his arm as if to hold him up as he screamed before Jerick McKinnon, Kelce’s teammate, wrapped his arms around him and dragged away. It was strikingly similar to the Christmas Day scenes that were so shocking, when the Chiefs meekly surrendered in a home loss to the Las Vegas Raiders and Kelce slammed his helmet into the ground before shoving Reid with his shoulder as things began to go awry .

After the first quarter ended with neither team scoring, San Francisco took the lead early in the second when Jake Moody made Super Bowl history with the longest kick in history at 55 yards (which was later Harrison Butker would be beaten) to sit. It would also have been good from longer. And then Christian McCaffrey, who was feeling in the first quarter, rubbed salt in the wounds with the first touchdown of the night and the 49ers led by 10.

Travis Kelce had a moment of madness when he yelled at his coach Andy Reid in the second quarter of the Super Bowl

Travis Kelce had a moment of madness when he yelled at his coach Andy Reid in the second quarter of the Super Bowl

But the Chiefs offense was stuttering and Kelce seemed to lose his cool midway through the second quarter in Vegas

But the Chiefs offense was stuttering and Kelce seemed to lose his cool midway through the second quarter in Vegas

Kelce's girlfriend Taylor Swift flew back from Japan for the game, but the Chiefs got off to an underwhelming start

Kelce’s girlfriend Taylor Swift flew back from Japan for the game, but the Chiefs got off to an underwhelming start

Swift came back to take her place in the $1 million Kelce Family Suite with her crew and his family a row behind

Swift came back to take her place in the $1 million Kelce Family Suite with her crew and his family a row behind

Jake Moody made a 55-yard field goal to break the deadlock and put the 49ers in front - the longest in Super Bowl history

Jake Moody made a 55-yard field goal to break the deadlock and put the 49ers ahead – the longest in Super Bowl history

Christian McCaffrey made up for a surprising early fumble by rushing over the line for the first touchdown of the game

Christian McCaffrey made up for a surprising early fumble by rushing over the line for the first touchdown of the game

Butker cut the deficit to seven points with a 28-yard kick, but the Chiefs still trailed by seven at halftime – both Mahomes and Brock Purdy threw for 123 yards in the first half. In the third quarter, Butker eclipsed Moody’s record with a 57-yard field goal of his own to cut San Francisco’s lead to four before Valdes-Scantling’s TD.

Things seemed to go noticeably wrong for the Chiefs after Moody’s punt on the 49ers in the second quarter — even though they hadn’t really gone right up until that point either.

In response to Moody, Mahomes picked off Mecole Hardman with a 52-yard bomb, but on the next play, wide receiver Isiah Pacheco felt uncharacteristic. He apologized to every member of his teammates on the bench at Allegiant Stadium.

But as the Chiefs walked off the field, Kelce appeared to remain at odds with Reid, the coach he so often talks about how much he respects.

Then, on the next offense, Mahomes lost 10 yards for intentional grounding in a moment where they needed the quarterback to step up before McCaffrey’s touchdown. Things threatened to unravel.

But the 49ers didn’t have it all their own way up until that point. Running back McCaffrey, so often ominous with the ball under his arm, fumbled in the opening minutes for the first time since Week 7 — a run spanning more than three-and-a-half months that ended early on the biggest stage to ‘ came to an end. of them all.

For both him and Pacheco, these were deeply uncharacteristic mistakes.

And in the second quarter, 49ers star Dre Greenlaw appeared to tear his left Achilles watching Pacheco fumble the ball. He jumped into the air in celebration before running onto the field, his left leg giving out in the most brutal of circumstances.

The Chiefs had no early successes of their own to shout about in the first quarter. Chiefs quarterback Mahomes was sacked when Chase Young broke through the Chiefs O-Line.

Kelce is tackled by San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Chase Young during the early parts of the first quarter

Kelce is tackled by San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Chase Young during the early parts of the first quarter

Young then broke through the Chiefs O-Line and sacked Patrick Mahomes, as 49ers teammate Nick Bose celebrated

Young then broke through the Chiefs O-Line and sacked Patrick Mahomes, as 49ers teammate Nick Bose celebrated

The 34-year-old Kelce, one of the star men for the Chiefs, looked cool and calm at first during the warm-up

The 34-year-old Kelce, one of the star men for the Chiefs, looked cool and calm at first during the warm-up

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (center) has a late Kansas City team talk with Kelce standing next to him

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (center) has a late Kansas City team talk with Kelce standing next to him

Brittany Mahomes, the wife of Chiefs quarterback Patrick, took the field with their children before the start of the game

Mahomes waves to Chiefs fans before the start of the game

Brittany Mahomes, the wife of Chiefs quarterback Patrick, took the field with their children before the start of the game

Usher took over Allegiant Stadium for his halftime show and it was hugely popular with the Las Vegas crowd

Usher took over Allegiant Stadium for his halftime show and it was hugely popular with the Las Vegas crowd

Swift was spotted chatting with fellow singer Lana Del Rey during a quieter moment at Allegiant Stadium

Swift and Del Rey sat close together — with Del Rey's seat near the suite Kelce bought for Swift and their respective families

Swift was spotted chatting with fellow singer Lana Del Rey during a quieter moment at Allegiant Stadium

Usher took over Allegiant Stadium for the halftime show and brought out guests Alicia Keys and Ludacris for this show.

The action began at Allegiant Stadium shortly before 7:00 PM EST — 4:00 PM local time — after country music icon Reba McEntire belted out the national anthem.

Kelce’s girlfriend Swift made a crazy flight back from Japan for the game after playing four straight nights on her Eras Tour in Tokyo

She’s with the rest of the Kelce family, her own mom and dad, and friends Ice Spice and Blake Lively in a suite — which Travis reportedly paid $1 million for.

She was seen giving Jason, the older Kelce brother, a hug when they reunited and he then introduced himself to American rapper Ice Spice – scenes NFL fans would never have believed possible when the season started September has not started.

The Chiefs won the toss before the start of the game and delayed, allowing the 49ers to start with the ball in the battle for the Vince Lombardi Trophy.

For Travis and the Chiefs, the game that’s finally underway draws a line under two weeks of intense build-up, where the tight end in particular has faced a new wave of attention because of his girlfriend.

Victory for Kansas City would join the team in a unique club of back-to-back Super Bowl winners, but there is also history on the line for San Francisco.

If they win tonight, they will join the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers on a record-tying six Super Bowl titles.

Rapper Jay-Z was on the Allegiant Stadium field in Vegas leading up to the game between Chiefs and 49ers

Rapper Jay-Z was on the Allegiant Stadium field in Vegas leading up to the game between Chiefs and 49ers

The Swifties still made their way to the stadium for the biggest night in the American sports calendar

The Swifties still made their way to the stadium for the biggest night in the American sports calendar

While much attention is on the Chiefs, the 49ers can seal a record-tying sixth Super Bowl with a win

While much attention is on the Chiefs, the 49ers can seal a record-tying sixth Super Bowl with a win