ISL 2021: ISL 2021 Finals and Semi-finals Dates revealed; Check out: Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL) released the schedule for the Indian Super League 2020-21 semifinals and final on Wednesday. The two-legged semifinals will be played between March 5 and March 9 while the final is scheduled for March 13 at the Fatorda Stadium. The same venue hosted the final last season.
The first-leg semi-finals will be held on Friday, March 5, and Saturday, March 6. The return legs are scheduled on Monday, March 8, and Tuesday, March 9. The semifinals will be played across two venues — the GMC Stadium, Bambolim and the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda before the latter also hosts the summit clash.
However, doing away with away goal rule in the semifinals this season, the results over two legs will be decided on aggregate. Teams with the highest goal aggregate in their respective two-legged ties will progress to the final.
The League phase ends on February 28. The last game is scheduled between current league leaders ATK Mohun Bagan (36 points) and second-placed Mumbai City FC (34 points). Both teams have already qualified for the semis.
The team finishing on top of the table will be crowned League Shield Winners, earning a direct group-stage entry into the AFC Champions League next season.
ISL 2020-21 semifinals dates:
Friday, March 5 – Semi-final 1 – 1st leg
Saturday, March 6 – Semi-final 2 – 1st leg
Monday, March 8 – Semi-final 1 – 2nd leg
Tuesday, March 9 – Semi-final 2 – 2nd leg
Saturday, March 13 – Final