The two finalists make the bulk of the team, but who else makes the cut?
By the time NorthEast came to terms with ATKMB's flow, there was little time left to recover.
Goals from David Williams and Manvir Singh helped ATKMB to a 2-1 win.
Habas' defensive tactics cost ATKMB as Jamil's innovation earned NEUFC a deserved draw.
ATKMB failed to put the game to bed despite taking an early lead in a 1-1 draw vs NEUFC.
There are older statesmen, younger talents. Guys with better stats. Guys with more minutes. And yet, the two define their respective teams.
With the ISL league stage over, we take a look at how each team has performed this season.
PLUS: Odisha finish in style and Hyderabad win everyone's heart in this week's ISL musings.
A dramatic final day saw Mumbai and Goa get the job done.
Goals from Suhair VP and Lalengmawia helped NEUFC confirm a place in the top four a 2-0 win over Kerala Blasters.
Two quick goals early in the second half helped NEUFC beat East Bengal 2-1.
PLUS: Jamshedpur show encouraging signs and Chennaiyin's playoff hopes come to a disappointing end.
NEUFC missed out on a chance to go third after a 3-3 draw against Chennaiyin.
PLUS: Northeast in sight of playoffs and Kerala Blasters' porous defence in this week's ISL musings.
Goals from Luis Machado and Deshorn Brown helped NEUFC go third with a 3-1 win over Odisha.
Hyderabad moved to third on goal difference, NEUFC climbed above FC Goa to fourth after the 0-0 draw.
NorthEast United held FC Goa to a 2-2 draw to extend their unbeaten run to five games.
PLUS: Kerala's underwhelming returns and Chennaiyin's abysmal finishing in this week's ISL musings.
Khalid Jamil set up his NEUFC team for the win, not to avoid defeat. And that made all the difference, writes Debayan Sen.
Goals from Luis Machado and Federico Gallego helped NEUFC beat ATK Mohun Bagan 2-1.
PLUS: NorthEast's 'philosophical' dilemma and Isma's heroics, in this week's ISL musings.
Goals from Ashutosh Mehta and Deshorn Brown saw Khalid Jamil make a winning start to his stint as NEUFC interim manager.
BFC halted their run of four straight losses with a 1-1 draw vs NorthEast.
As we cross the half-way mark of the league stages, here's our report card for each of the 11 teams.
Goals from Aridane Santana, Joel Chianese, and Liston Colaco helped Hyderabad to a 4-2 win over NorthEast United.