Indian Super League

ISL 2021/22: 3 important matches in November to look forward to

Arjun Singh Devgan
The 2021/22 ISL season starts on November 19
The 2021/22 ISL season starts on November 19 / SAJJAD HUSSAIN/GettyImages
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The 2021/22 season of the Indian Super League (ISL) is set to start soon with the competition scheduled to kick-off on 19 November, with ATK Mohun Bagan taking on Kerala Blasters FC in the opener.

November will see a number of top games take place in the ISL, and here we give you three games that one cannot afford to miss.

1. ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters (November 19)

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FBL-IND-ISL-KOLKATA-KERALA-FINAL / SAJJAD HUSSAIN/GettyImages

The opening game of the 2021/22 ISL season promises to be a cracker as it pits ATK Mohun Bagan vs Kerala Blasters, which has become a regular fixture for fans.

The fixture between the two teams has been the opening game since 2017 in the competition and it will be interesting to see who comes out on top.

2. Mumbai City vs FC Goa (November 22)

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FBL-IND-ENG-CFG / INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/GettyImages

Mumbai City FC go into this years edition as the defending champions and will face their rivals, FC Goa after knocking them out of the play-offs via penalty shoot-out last season

Goa have had a good record in front of goal against Mumbai in the past, with the two teams having a number of players who have played for their opponents in the past.

3. East Bengal vs ATK Mohun Bagan (November 27)

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FBL-IND-EAST BENGAL-MOHUN BAGAN / DIPTENDU DUTTA/GettyImages

One of the biggest matches in the Indian footballing calendar is that of the Kolkata derby between rivals, East Bengal and ATK Mohun Bagan. East Bengal will be looking for their first derby win against their rivals in the ISL and it will be interesting to see whether they can get one over them on November 27.

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