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I-League round 9 kicks off at Guwahati tomorrow as Shillong Lajong FC lock horns against Mumbai FC in the first ever I-League encounter to be played on the soil of beautiful North-East state of Assam. The main attraction of this round is the high-voltage clash between East Bengal and Dempo. Here is the weekly dose of I-League previews and predictions.