The domination went down at Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca in the fifth and final game of the 2022 International Series.
Hear the roar
The crowd was loud in the early going, cheering for “defense” and roaring as McCoy tried to hit DeAndre Hopkins in the end zone but couldn’t connect. The Cardinals settled for a 46-yard field goal and the 3-0 lead.
The fans in Mexico City know good football, sending up loud cheers when the 49ers downed this punt at the 4-yard line.
Aiyuk of the tiger
Made you look
Jimmy G had the Cardinals defense thinking he would scamper for a first down when he and George Kittle improvised for a 39-yard TD. That gave San Francisco a 14-3 advantage.
Following two third-down conversions from wideout Greg Dortch, including a 47-yarder, Conner rammed it in to cut the Cards’ deficit to four.
An initially promising 49ers drive stalled just outside the red zone, setting up a 39-yard field goal from Robbie Gould. San Francisco took a 17-10 lead into the break.
Deebo Samuel. That’s the caption. 24-10 is the score.
Twice as nice
Jimmy G and Aiyuk have hooked up two times Monday. Both have resulted in touchdowns.
YAC YAC YAC!
The blowout is in full effect, as a short Garoppolo pass turned into another Kittle TD. The 38-10 score proved to be the final tally.
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