The cash-rich league returns for its end-of-season run-in with a cracking classh between Kerala Blasters and ATK.
The Blue Tigers started their campaign pretty well with a 1-4 win over Thailand, though they lost the subsequent matches against hosts UAE and Bahrain, before bowing out of the group stages of the tournament.
With the national team’s participation at the showpiece over, the ISL is set to resume later this month on the 25th, as the league released its fixtures for the remainder of the season. The league action will be back with Kerala Blasters hosting ATK at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi. The league fixtures are destined to conclude on 3rd March 2019, as ATK will go against Delhi Dynamos.
Here are the remaining fixtures in full:
The full list of ISL league fixtures for the rest of the season
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The national team players will return to their respective teams, as the league is set for an exciting conclusion, with a lot of teams still in contention to qualify for the playoffs.The tournament will follow a similar format to last year, as the top four teams will qualify for two double legged plaoffs, followed by the grand finale.
Last season’s finalists Bengaluru FC resume their quest for the title, followed by teams like Mumbai City, FC Goa and NorthEast United in the top four spots in the league table. While teams like Jamshedpur FC and ATK are still in contention to qualify for the knockouts.