The Philadelphia Eagles stunned the New England Patriots 25-20 in a thrilling game on Sunday, September 9, 2023, at Lincoln Financial Field.

The Eagles took the lead in the first quarter on a touchdown run by Miles Sanders. The Patriots responded with a touchdown pass from Mac Jones to Jakobi Meyers to tie the game at 7-7.

The Eagles regained the lead in the second quarter on a field goal by Jake Elliott. The Patriots tied the game again on a field goal by Nick Folk.

The Eagles took the lead for good in the third quarter on a touchdown pass from Jalen Hurts to DeVonta Smith. The Patriots closed the gap to 25-20 on a field goal by Folk in the fourth quarter, but they could not get any closer.

The Eagles' defense was the story of the game. They forced three turnovers, including two interceptions by Darius Slay.

Jalen Hurts was efficient for the Eagles, completing 17 of 29 passes for 239 yards and two touchdowns. DeVonta Smith had six catches for 115 yards and a touchdown.

Mac Jones was also efficient for the Patriots, completing 20 of 30 passes for 229 yards and a touchdown. Jakobi Meyers had seven catches for 106 yards.

The win is a major upset for the Eagles, who are considered to be a rebuilding team. The Patriots, on the other hand, are considered to be one of the favorites to win the Super Bowl.

The defeat is a blow to the Patriots' hopes of repeating as Super Bowl champions. The Patriots have now lost their first game of the season in each of the last three seasons.

The Next Match

The Eagles will next face the Minnesota Vikings on September 16. The Patriots will next face the Miami Dolphins on September 22.

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