Sunday night's Super Bowl was expected to be a high-scoring game. It was, after all, one between two of the league's best offences this season.
The reality landed far short of expectations. The Patriots and the Rams' encounter in Atalanta was actually the lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever, featuring five points fewer than the 1973 game between the Dolphins and the Redskins.
It was a 13-3 win for the Patriots by the end - their sixth ever Super Bowl victory and also the sixth for Tom Brady and Bill Belichick.
Very little actually happened - bar punts, two field goals and a forgettable Maroon 5 half-time show - in between Brady being intercepted three minutes into the game and its only touchdown. Though wide receiver Julian Edelman was named MVP, the Patriots defence was the real star of the night.
The play which won the game for the Patriots came with seven minutes remaining when a superb Brady pass found Rob Gronkowski. The tight end was tackled at the two-yard line.
From one 🐐 to another.@RobGronkowski | #EverythingWeGot pic.twitter.com/9lCLlfxxBO
— New England Patriots (@Patriots) February 4, 2019
Moments later, Sony Michel ran in the touchdown.
The Rams did make their way into Patriots' territory with four minutes remaining. However, Stephon Gilmore intercepted Jared Goff's pass.
Stephen Gostkowski kicked the Patriots' second field goal of the game with 1:16 to seal the win.