ISL First Match 2020
ISL First Match 2020

ISL First Match 2020 Kerala Blasters vs ATK-Mohun Bagan | 20 Nov 2020, Friday

ISL is ready for its seventh edition which will kick off on 20th November 2020. ISL First Match 2020 is played between Kerala Blasters and ATK Mohun Bagan FC at GMC Athletic Stadium, Bambolin.

ISL 2020-21 Schedule is fixed, and all the matches are played in three fixed stadiums behind closed doors. The venues of the games are Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, GMC Athletic Stadium, Bambolim, and Tilak Maidan Stadium, Vasco. Two matches each will be played on Sundays only, and the timings will be 5 pm and 7:30 pm respectively.

In this edition, one can see Kolkata’s teams Mohun Bagan FC and East Bengal as ATK Mohun Bagan and FC East Bengal. ISL 2020-21 will have a total of 115 games which is 20 more than the previous year.

ISL First Match 2020 | Kerala Blasters vs ATK-Mohun Bagan | November 20, Friday 2020

ISL First Match 2020
ISL First Match 2020

The fixture of the first 11 rounds, i.e. 55 matches have been released. The rest 55 games will be published in December 2020 after the dates of Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Competitions matches have been fixed.

The entire tournament has been fixed in Goa. The Covid has made sure that the game is played behind closed doors and due to that the teams will have to live in Bio-Bubble for the duration of the tournament.

The teams have started their preparation already in the tough circumstances in Goa. They will be looking forward to getting in shape and form before the tournament even starts.

The teams have started their preparation already in the tough circumstances in Goa. They will be looking forward to getting in shape and form before the tournament even starts.

ISL normally had ten teams, but they have introduced two teams this year that makes the total of 11 teams.

The two new teams are Mohun Bagan and East Bengal. Mohun Bagan is merged with ATK which is the reigning champion team of ISL and has become ATK Mohun Bagan. Whereas, East Bengal is a new team which is named as SC East Bengal as the Sree Cements has come on board as an investor for the team.

The format of the game is that the teams will face each other twice in the tournament. The top 4 teams on the top of the points table will qualify for the playoffs.

ISL First Match 2020 is going to be played on 20th November 2020 at 7:30 pm. It will be fun to watch the games and the preparations of teams even with limited resources and major games after lockdown for most of the players.

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