2016 Atlético de Kolkata season
|Head Coach||José Francisco Molina|
|Stadium||Rabindra Sarobar Stadium|
|Highest home attendance||12575|
|Lowest home attendance||10589|
|Average home league attendance||11703|
The 2016 Atlético de Kolkata season was the club's third season since its establishment in 2014 and their third season in the Indian Super League. This season will also be the first in which the club is coached by Spaniard José Francisco Molina, replacing Antonio López Habas who served as head coach the previous two seasons.
At the end of the season, Atlético de Kolkata came out as champions after defeating the Kerala Blasters in a penalty shootout, 4–3, during the final. The match had ended 1–1 after ninety minutes and extra time.
Atlético de Kolkata entered the 2015 season as the first defending champions of the Indian Super League. Their title defense began on 3 October 2015 against Chennaiyin. A brace my new marquee, Hélder Postiga, helped Atlético de Kolkata win the match 3–2. They would go on the finish the regular season in second place, two points behind first place Goa. They would enter the finals facing off against Chennaiyin again. A 3–0 victory by Chennaiyin in the first leg all but sealed the fate for Kolkata, which was confirmed after Atlético de Kolkata could only manage a 2–1 victory in the second leg.
|GK||Shilton Pal||Mohun Bagan||14 June 2016|||
|GK||Debjit Majumder||Mohun Bagan||14 June 2016|||
|DF||Pritam Kotal||Mohun Bagan||14 June 2016|||
|DF||Kingshuk Debnath||Mohun Bagan||14 June 2016|||
|DF||Robert Lalthlamuana||East Bengal||14 June 2016|||
|DF||Prabir Das||Mohun Bagan||14 June 2016|||
|MF||Bikramjit Singh||Mohun Bagan||14 June 2016|||
|MF||Bidyananda Singh||India U20||14 June 2016|||
|MF||Bikash Jairu||East Bengal||14 June 2016|||
|MF||Lalrindika Ralte||East Bengal||14 June 2016|||
Indian Super League
|2||Kerala Blasters||14||6||4||4||12||14||−2||22||2016 Indian Super League Semi-finals|
|4||Atlético de Kolkata||14||4||8||2||16||14||+2||20|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored; 6) play-off match
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