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  • When it's crunch time, the ball always seems to find Talanoa Hufanga.The USC product did his best Troy Polamalu impre sion on Sunday night, stooping low to pick off Justin Herbert's errant desperation throw as the clock wound down in the fourth quarter.It was the sort of play that Hufanga has become known for in his rookie year. He has become an integral thread to the oversized quilt that is the 49ers' defense.Talanoa Hufanga called game! : on NBC: Stream on NFL+ NFL https://www.shopprolightning.com/vincent-lecavalier-women-jersey (@NFL) Hufanga was far from the only Niners defender to impre s on Sunday. Whether it was Nick Bosa, Charles Omenihu or Fred Warner, it seemed every level of DeMeco Ryan's unit was locked in. That was central to San Francisco (5-4) securing a 22-16 win over the resilient Chargers (5-4).MORE:The 49ers' offense didn't have too much trouble moving the ball, butit did struggle to punch it in, finding the end zone on just two of its five red-zone trips.That didn't prove costly, not with Bosa, Hufanga and company wreaking havoc on the other side of the ball. The rhythm Herbert and the Chargers found in the opening two quarters was gone by the second half. And come the end of the game, LA's portion of the second-half scoreboard read like a binary code: two zeroes.MORE: The Sporting News tracked all the action as it happened at Levi's Stadium. Below are the full highlights and results from Sunday's clash under the lights in Santa Clara. 1234FChargers79001649ers373322 End of fourth quarter: 49ers 22, Chargers 1611:22 p.m.: INTERCEPTION! Defensive lineman CharlesOmenihu gets his paw on Herbert while he's sending the ball down the field. And the legend of Talanoa Hufanga continues to grow, as he stoops low to pick off Herbert's throw and secure the win for San Francisco!Talanoa Hufanga called game! : on NBC: Stream on NFL+ NFL (@NFL) 11:20 p.m.: FIELD GOAL!Gould sinks the chip shot to extend the 49ers' lead to six.58 seconds left. Herbert is headed back on the field.49ers 22, Chargers 1611:19 p.m.:Shanahan calls a timeout after Garoppolo tries to draw the offsides via hard count. Looks like Gould's https://www.shopprolightning.com/lightning-blank-men-jersey coming on to take the chip shot field goal.11:17 p.m.:A trio of Mitchell carries puts the ball at Los Angeles' 2. Looks like the Niners are staying on the field for fourth down.11:12 p.m.: TURNOVER ON DOWNS!Los Angeles unable to convert on fourth down, with Herbert slinging an errant pa s off of Palmer's outstretched arm. Game isn't quite over yet, but it'll be hard for them to get back in it now.11:10 p.m.:Great punt by Wishnowsky pins the Chargers with their backs to the goal line. Interestingly enough, NBC's Terry McAulay believes the punt should've been ruled a touchback. I'll let you decide...11:09 p.m.:Samuel stopped short of the first down marker on third and long. Niners will be giving the ball back to Herbert and the Bolts with a little over two minutes left.11: https://www.shopprolightning.com/tampa-bay-lightning-jacket 05 p.m.:Aiyuk with another huge grab, snagging Garoppolo's pa s before falling out of bounds for the first down. Just four minutes remaining in the game.11:04 p.m.:Mitchell with another sizable gain behind Trent Williams' immense frame, moving the chains once more. He's quietly approaching the century mark.11:00 p.m.:49ers lock it down on third, forcing the Bolts' to punt it away. Huge stop by the Niners' defense.10:58 p.m.:Nick Bosa doing Nick Bosa things, stuffing Deandre Carter behind the line. That's a six yard lo s...slight work for San's Fran's superstar.10:53 p.m.:TOUCHDOWN!It's McCaffrey who dances through the tackles before stretching into the end zone for six. What a drive by San Francisco, who finally takes the lead!CMC gives the the lead : on NBC: Stream on NFL+ NFL (@NFL) Gould on to take the extra point and...he mi ses! That will keep the Niners' lead at three.49ers 19, Chargers 1610:52 p.m.:Falling away, Garoppolo whips a dime right into Aiyuk's grasp. The 49ers' wide receiver takes the ball on the doorstep of the end zone before going down.Aiyuk got the first down and almost got the TD : on NBC: Stream on NFL+ NFL (@NFL) 10:50 p.m.:The Niners are running the ball right down the Chargers throat. And it's Mitchell who has been the main culprit, finding an alley to gain yet another first down https://www.shopprolightning.com/luke-witkowski-jersey .Mitchell's stat line so far: 13 carries for 70 yards. That's more than five yards a pop.10:47 p.m.:Mitchell continues to bring the pain on carries. Driving through the gaping holes that the 49ers' offensive line is creating, he gained nine yards.Really impre sive showing on the ground by San Francisco.10:44 p.m.:Jennings making a mark on this Niners drive. Although San Francisco has been felled by a pair of penalty flags, San Fran's No. 15 just nabbed his third catch of the drive, all of which have been more than ten yards.The latest one was the biggest, as it kept the chains churning on third down.End of third quarter: Chargers 16, 49ers 1310:37 p.m.:This Niners defense has been stout through the first three frames. It just forced another punt after a cadre of cherry-stewed players, including Talanoa Hufnaga, brought down Richard Rodgers10:31 p.m.:Samuel gets his first grab of the day on a screen play and inches down the gridiron for 16 yards. He's well short of the first down marker, though.Wishnowsky headed back on the field for the punt.10:30 p.m.:SACK!It's Khalil Mack who gets his grip on Garoppolo, sending him crashing into the canvas. That's his seventh sack of the year.10:28 p.m.:Another solid run by Mitchell, who cro ses the marker for another first down.10:27 p.m.:Mitchell out the gate like a cannon, nabbing eight yards to open the latest Niners' po se sion. He's having a really productive day so far: eight carries for 41 yards at present.10:24 p.m.:Fred Warner tracks https://www.shopprolightning.com/patrick-maroon-women-jersey down Herbert, who is forced to sling the ball away before getting taken down. The ball falls the ground for an incompletion, sending Los Angeles' punt unit on the field.Niners' All-World defense comes through again.10:21 p.m.:Chargers reel off a pair of dueling 12 yard gains to move the chains on back-to-back po se sions, first from a Herbert-Palmer combination, then from an Ekeler carry. Bolts are approaching midfield.10:14 p.m.:FIELD GOAL!Gould knocks it in from 26 to cut Los Angeles' lead to three.Chargers 16, 49ers 1310:13 p.m.:Aiy