GALLERY: 49ers lose in heartbreaking fashion to Giants
Opportunity to rebound
Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers traveled to MetLife in the Meadowlands for a Week 5 matchup against Eli Manning and the New York Giants. Could they get back in the win column after losing three consecutive games? Let's see how it went down on Sunday night...
On the board
The 49ers elected to receive after winning the opening toss. They drove down the field with the help of Carlos Hyde and capped off the drive with a Phil Dawson field goal. San Francisco took a 3-0 lead to open Sunday Night Football.
Booting it through
New York Giants placekicker Josh Brown knocks one through the uprights to tie it up at 3-all.
Giants running back Shane Vereen catches a pass in the flat and takes it in for a touchdown, making it 10-3 New York.
Giants kicker Josh Brown comes through with a second field goal for the Giants, making it 13-3.
Kicker Phil Dawson adds to the 49ers total by hitting a 22-yard field goal before halftime, cutting the lead to 13-6 New York.
Giants quarterback Eli Manning is picked off in the end zone by Tramaine Brock, on a pass intended for Odell Beckham Jr.
Anquan Boldin catches a pass in the flat from Colin Kaepernick for the team's first touchdown of the game. The 49ers tie the Giants at 13-all.
Eli Manning found receiver Odell Beckham Jr. for a short pass, which he ran into the end zone for a Giants touchdown. New York retakes the lead, 20-13.
The 49ers showed no quit, as Colin Kaepernick engineered a drive which he capped off with a touchdown throw to tight end Garrett Celek. San Francisco tied New York at 20-all.
Punching it in
Carlos Hyde scored a touchdown for the 49ers with 1:45 remaining in the game, giving San Francisco a 27-23 lead over New York.
Giants tight end Larry Donnell hauled in a touchdown from Eli Manning with 21 seconds left in the game, putting New York up 30-27. That would be the final score as the Giants would improve to 3-2, while the 49ers would fall to 1-4 on the regular season. San Francisco faces John Harbaugh's Baltimore Ravens in Week 6.