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INDIAN SUPER LEAGUE

2018/2019 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
8 Delhi Dynamo 0 1 1 1
9 Mumbai City 0 1 1 1
10 Chennaiyin 0 0 3 0
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W2W4: ISL resumes with Maharashtra derby, Kochi party

Pune have been unbeaten in Mumbai since 2014

The Indian Super League (ISL) will resume on Wednesday after an international break, and the first nine matches have already produced their share of upsets and breakout performances at either end of the points table. 

What are the things to watch for when Delhi Dynamos host ATK to kick-start the next phase of matches?

The unlikely contenders for top of the table

 

Chennaiyin FC have long been known as slow starters, but even head coach John Gregory would be surprised at the poor output...

The story of every ISL team in 10 words

Jeje Lalpekhlua, right, of Chennaiyin FC shows his signature move as Bengaluru FC keeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, centre, and Kerala Blasters' Anas Edathodika looks on during the Hero ISL 2018-19 Media Day in Bengaluru.
Jeje Lalpekhlua, right, of Chennaiyin FC shows his signature move as Bengaluru FC keeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, centre, and Kerala Blasters' Anas Edathodika looks on during the Hero ISL 2018-19 Media Day in Bengaluru.

The first line sums up their previous seasons, while the second looks at their upcoming campaign. A bonus pre-season prediction of the four teams that will feature in the playoffs.

ATK

Been the league's heavyweights, but last season needs erasing fast.

Under Coppell, expect more discipline, but who will fetch goals?


Bengaluru FC

Best for most part on debut, before slipping in final.

The nucleus remaining the same, can they maintain standard throughout?


Chennaiyin FC

The best...

ISL wish-list: New champions, Indian coaches, and an end to the toppers curse

Can Jeje Lalpekhlua become the first Indian to win the Golden Boot?

The fifth season of the Indian Super League (ISL) gets underway on Saturday, with two-time champions ATK hosting Kerala Blasters at the Salt Lake Stadium in the opening game.

What are five things you would want to see happen this season? Here's ESPN's wish-list. 

New champions, please

There are 10 teams in the fray since 2017-18, and Bengaluru FC (BFC) almost made it a debut season to remember by topping the regular season but were outplayed by a spirited Chennaiyin FC in the final in Bengaluru. 

Chennaiyin...

Five surprise picks in India's probables for four-nation tournament

What do two near-rookies, one Spain-trained striker from Kerala, one of the best performers in domestic football over the past season, and a goalkeeper who has effectively just had 172 minutes of competitive football have in common?

They are five of the left-of-field picks by India coach Stephen Constantine, who announced a 30-member squad of probables for the four-nation international tournament -- featuring hosts India, Kenya, New Zealand and Chinese Taipei -- that Mumbai is likely to host in June,...