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Georgia beats Alabama to win first nationwide championship in 41 years

The Georgia Bulldogs are school soccer nationwide champions for the primary time because the 1980 season after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide, 33-18, within the Faculty Soccer Playoff Nationwide Championship on Monday.

Thirty-seven days in the past, Alabama beat Georgia within the SEC Championship Recreation, 41-24, to safe the highest seed within the Faculty Soccer Playoff. The rematch was a defensive affair for many of the sport earlier than the offenses sprung to life late. With two minutes left within the third quarter, the Crimson Tide led 9-6 and neither group had scored a landing.

With fewer than 9 minutes left within the sport, Alabama held a 18-13 lead, however the Bulldogs discovered the top zone 3 times within the fourth quarter to tug away. The dagger was a 79-yard interception return for a landing within the closing minute of the sport that ended the Crimson Tide’s try at a game-tying drive and prolonged Georgia’s result in 15.

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