Winning runs in the ISL have often resulted in league titles, if not top finishes in the table. Bengaluru FC are the only club to have embarked on two such streaks over the course of their career. In this article, we will take a look at the five longest winning runs in the Indian top flight.
Top 5 longest winning runs of all-time in the ISL
Chennaiyin FC, Bengaluru FC, FC Goa, and ATK Mohun Bagan – 5 games each
Chennaiyin FC achieved a five-match winning run in 2015, while Bengaluru’s first streak was in 2017/18. FC Goa hit their purple patch in 2019/20, while ATK Mohun Bagan did so most recently, in the 2020/21 season.
Bengaluru FC – 6 games
Bengaluru FC pulled off a six-match run in 2018/19, a year after their five-match streak. Both their first and last wins of this spell came against Pune City, which has since been discontinued. As a result of their impressive form, they finished at the top of the table that season.
Jamshedpur FC – 7 games
The Men of Steel pulled off a sensational run in 2020/21 en route to their maiden ISL title. With Owen Coyle leading a team that consisted of Greg Stewart as their talisman, they won seven straight games against top opposition which included Mumbai City FC, ATK Mohun Bagan, Hyderabad FC and Odisha FC.
Mumbai City FC – 10 games
The Islanders are yet to be defeated this season and are on a record-breaking 10-match winning run. Their sensational form shows exactly how dominant they have been, and how effective their performance on the pitch has been.