Which teams run the danger of relegation? Could there be a surprise title contender? ESPN predicts the final league standings for the season ahead.
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With two leagues running simultaneously, I-League will find it increasingly difficult to compete with ISL, but there's hope for younger players.
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.