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?
The Indian Super Cup will involve the six top teams from both the ISL as well as the I-League, with playoffs used to fill the remaining four slots.
The race for the I-League title, that could well have been sealed on Tuesday, will now have to be fought perhaps right until the final round.
ESPN crunches some numbers from I-League's ten previous seasons to see how Minerva's title credentials match with the winning teams over the years.
Chencho Gyeltshen has raised the profile of Bhutan football with his sparkling performances for I-League table toppers Minerva Punjab.
Identifying their best players and sticking with them have helped both Minerva and NEROCA shine this season.
Mohun Bagan can launch a genuine title challenge if they recreate Sunday's energy with more consistency, writes Debayan Sen.
Churchill' Monday Osagie scored the 100th goal of the 2017-18 I-League on Friday. Debayan Sen looks back at some key numbers behind the century.
Ranjit Bajaj, owner of I-League team Minerva Punjab, has reported approaches made to two of his players, to fix matches for INR 30 lakh.
Midfielder Mahmoud Al Amnah says the trip to Aizawl will be emotional, but his sole focus will be on helping East Bengal win.
Minerva Punjab's strong start has raised hopes they may even emulate JCT, another north Indian team, and go on to win the national title.
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.
Singh's contract with the Indian Arrows, the developmental squad of the All India Football Federation, was until the 31st of December 2017.
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.
Aizawl have not had the best of starts this season, but against the league leaders Minerva Punjab, they turned back the clock to 2016-17.
The striker, who also played at the U-17 World Cup, makes a name for himself with a 'Messi-like' goal for Indian Arrows against Shillong Lajong.
A month into the new season, Debayan Sen picks his five best players from the 2017-18 I-League so far.
Despite a dominating 1-0 victory against Churchill Brothers, Aizawl's coach Paulo Meneses will be worried by his team's poor finishing this season.
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
After beating Shillong Lajong 5-1 on Saturday, East Bengal picked up their 100th win in the I-League, the first team to do so.
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.
William Lalnunfela's star turn brought Aizawl back from the brink and helped hold East Bengal to a 2-2 draw in the season opener for both teams.
Despite the exodus of much of last year's team, coach Paulo Coelho Meneses thinks Aizawl FC will cope, thanks to the "professionalism" of the side.