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Nestor Gordillo's wonder strike started it all as Chennai City routed Mohun Bagan to get one hand on the i-league trophy
The I-League functions at a surprising level of anonymity in Coimbatore, leaders Chennai City's adopted home city. But that is slowly changing.
Not only are Chennai favourites to beat Bagan, the fixture itself tells the story of the two teams' contrasting seasons.
Eight of 11 clubs have written to AIFF president Praful Patel requesting a meeting on February 20 to "seek answers" regarding the I-League's future.
Mohun Bagan coach Shankarlal Chakraborty resigned from the job after the team's 2-1 loss to Real Kashmir FC on Sunday.
East Bengal and Mohun Bagan are both a long way away from a title challenge, but that won't stop Sunday's clash from being another intense affair.
Which teams run the danger of relegation? Could there be a surprise title contender? ESPN predicts the final league standings for the season ahead.
Stephen Constantine has called up a few surprising names -- including two near-rookies and a GK with just 172 minutes of competitive football.
With no Bengaluru FC in the fray this season, Mohun Bagan and East Bengal were expected to dominate the I-League. So, what went wrong?
With four teams in contention for the title until the last kick, the I-League's final day was not short on drama on the final day. Here's a recap.
Five current and former footballers tell ESPN who among Minerva, NEROCA, East Bengal and Mohun Bagan are most likely to win the I-League.
March 8 is the final day of the I-League season and four teams still have a mathematical chance of winning the title.
As things stands, four teams - NEROCA, Minerva, East Bengal and Mohun Bagan -- are in with a shot at the title. Who has the most favourable odds?
Mohun Bagan can launch a genuine title challenge if they recreate Sunday's energy with more consistency, writes Debayan Sen.
Sanjoy Sen has stepped down as Mohun Bagan coach, following his team's 2-1 defeat at the hands of a 10-man Chennai City FC in a home match on Tuesday.
As Mohun Bagan becomes only the third team to score 600 goals in NFL/I-League history, ESPN looks at a few interesting numbers behind the feat.
A month into the new season, Debayan Sen picks his five best players from the 2017-18 I-League so far.
Mohun Bagan became the second club after East Bengal to complete a century of wins in the I-League after a 5-0 win against Churchill Brothers
I-League's future might be uncertain, but the turnout for Sunday's derby proved there's plenty of life still left in the old Kolkata clubs.
Mohun Bagan and East Bengal may have lost several players to the ISL, but that hardly matters for die-hard fans of the Kolkata derby.
While the city's legacy clubs struggle with modern game's demands, Maji battles cancer & financial difficulties to follow his club across the country.
With two leagues running simultaneously, I-League will find it increasingly difficult to compete with ISL, but there's hope for younger players.
As the I-League completes 10 years, ESPN's writers pick their memories of matches or moments that they witnessed first-hand.
Defending champions Aizawl FC begin their title defence away to East Bengal, while the first Kolkata derby of the season will take place on Dec 2.