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ISL 2022-23: Odisha, Goa fight for playoff spot but not against each other

ISL, unlike most football leagues, does not work on a league system, but rather follows an American-style playoff format. As a result, the top six teams at the end of league stage make it to playoffs

Indian Super League's playoff race intensifies
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Indian Super League's playoff race intensifies

Abhishek Singh New Delhi
The Indian Super League has reached an interesting juncture with one spot left for the playoff and two teams vying for it. Odisha FC, who were headed to the playoffs with even a draw securing them a place in the last six, lost against Jamshedpur FC in their penultimate league stage game and thereby have come under the threat of losing out on a playoff berth. 

The ISL, unlike most football leagues in the world, does not work on only a league system, but rather follows an American-style playoff format. As a result, the top six teams at the end

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First Published: Feb 23 2023 | 5:58 PM IST

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