The Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2022-23 season is back starting from October 6th, 2022. 11 teams will play against each other to win the league winner’s shield and the coveted ISL trophy.


Featuring 117 matches of high-octane football action, the Hero ISL returns to entertain its fans across ten venues around the country. For the first time ever, the ISL league stage will run for close to five months apart from the playoffs, semi-finals, and finals. Check out the updated ISL points table. (Updated on 02/11/22)

ISL 2022-23 Points Table

Each club will play 20 league matches – 10 each at home and away through the autumn till next spring as the league stage draws to a close on February 26th.

1Hyderabad FC43101083+05
2Odisha FC4301965+01
3Mumbai City FC4220884+04
4ATK Mohun Bagan3201684+04
5FC Goa3201642+02
6Jamshedpur FC311144400
7Chennaiyin FC3111434-01
8Bengaluru FC4112423-01
9East Bengal4103358-03
10Kerala Blasters41033610-04
11NorthEast United FC4004018-07
(Points for a win: 3; Points for a draw: 1; Points for a loss: 0)

This season onwards, Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) has also introduced a new playoff format for the league, adding two exciting matches to the calendar. The top two teams at the end of the league stage will automatically qualify for the semi-finals. Teams finishing between 3rd and 6th will feature in a single-leg playoff to determine the other two semi-finalists.

ISL Playoff Format

Eliminator 1: 3rd placed team vs 6th placed team

Eliminator 2: 4th placed team vs 5th placed team

Semi-Final 1: 1st Leg: 1st placed team vs (Winner – Eliminator 2)

Semi-Final 2: 1st Leg: 2nd placed team vs (Winner – Eliminator 1)

Semi-Final 1: 2nd Leg: (Winner – Eliminator 2) vs 1st placed team

Semi-Final 2: 2nd Leg: (Winner – Eliminator 1) vs 2nd placed team

Final: (Winner Semi-Final 1) vs (Winner Semi-Final 2)

ISL 2022-23 Key Dates

Opening Match: October 7th 2022

Last League-Stage Matchweek: February 23rd – 26th 2023.

Playoffs, Semifinals and Final: March 2023.

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