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The Philadelphia Eagles have reached their first Super Bowl since 2005 after a 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

Despite having home field advantage, the Eagles went into Sunday's NFC championship game as underdogs once again.

And it was actually Minnesota that took the lead early at Lincoln Financial Field, with Case Keenum throwing long to Kyle Rudolph. 

But that was as good as it got for the Vikings, who will not be playing in a Super Bowl at their home stadium in two weeks time. 

Just four minutes after Keenum threw the opening touchdown, he was intercepted by Patrick Robertson, who ran 50-yards to the house to level the score 7-7. 

And from then on, it was Eagles domination. 

Quarterback Nick Foles threw three touchdowns and completed 26 of his 33 attempts, driving Philidelphia to a Super Bowl appearance against the New England Patriots. 

The three TD's that Foles threw were complemented by a rushing score from LeGarrette Blount and a field goal as Minnesota failed to put any more points on the scoreboard. 

NFC Championship - Minnesota Vikings v Philadelphia Eagles

That meant, unfortunately for Vikings fans, they didn't have much to shout about during the game. In fact, their famous 'Skol' clap chant was barely used during the rout. 

Last week, Vikings fans went wild at U.S. Bank Stadium when Stefon Diggs scored a last-minute touchdown to beat the New Orleans Saints. 

In fact, celebrations continued all the way to Philadelphia where some Vikings fans were seen 'Skol' clapping on the famed Rocky steps before kickoff. 

Cincinnati Bengals v Minnesota Vikings

But it was the Eagles fans who had the last laugh, as once again Minnesota's fans were trolled for their chant. 

Last week, it was Saints head coach Sean Payton leading a clap of his own on the sideline - one that ultimately backfired. 

But on Sunday, it was Philadelphia fans who adopted the 'Skol' clap, putting their own take on it and having the last laugh. 

The video shows a number of Eagle supporters clapping, but instead of shouting 'Skol', they're shouting 'Foles'.

It's pretty smart and their quarterback's name does fit the chant very well. Expect to see it again at the Super Bowl, especially as it's being played in the Vikings home stadium. 

Of course, going all the way to Super Bowl Sunday is a great achievement for the Eagles, but beating the Patriots will be an even tougher task. 

AFC Championship - Jacksonville Jaguars v New England Patriots

Tom Brady led his team to the AFC championship with a 24-20 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars and that was without Rob Gronkowski for over a half. 

With the big tight end expected to return in two weeks after suffering a concussion in the championship game, New England will be even harder to stop. 

But if anyone can stop them, it's the Eagles, setting up a truly exciting matchup in Super Bowl 52.  

NFC Championship - Minnesota Vikings v Philadelphia Eagles

Who will win Super Bowl 52? Have YOUR say in the comments below. 

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