For the fourth consecutive season, the team that topped the table during the group stages failed to get their hands on the main prize.
Chennaiyin FC's head coach John Gregory credited his team's fighting abilities after winning the ISL title with a 3-2 win over Bengaluru FC.
Debayan Sen and Arjun Namboothiri preview the ISL final between Bengaluru FC and Chennaiyin FC
Saturday's ISL final will be about these mini-battles that could determine the fate of both Bengaluru FC and Chennaiyin FC.
Expect goals, last-ditch tackles, drama and fireworks when Bengaluru FC host 2015 champions Chennaiyin FC in the ISL final on Saturday night.
BFC's Harmanjot Khabra, who will be missing Saturday's game due to injury, recalls an earlier ISL final and picks his standout moment of this season.