1999–2000 UEFA Champions League

The 1999–2000 UEFA Champions League was the 45th season of the UEFA Champions League, UEFA's premier European club football tournament, and the eighth season since its rebranding from the "European Champion Clubs' Cup" or "European Cup". The competition was won by Real Madrid, who clinched a historic eighth title win by beating fellow La Liga side, Valencia in the final. The final was hosted in the Stade de France in Paris, the city where the original roots of the competition had begun nearly 50 years earlier.

1999–2000 UEFA Champions League
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Tournament details
Dates13 July – 25 August 1999 (qualifying)
14 September 1999 – 24 May 2000 (competition proper)
Teams32 (group stage)
71 (total)
Final positions
ChampionsSpain Real Madrid (8th title)
Runners-upSpain Valencia
Tournament statistics
Matches played157
Goals scored442 (2.82 per match)
Top scorer(s)Spain Raúl
Brazil Rivaldo
Brazil Mário Jardel
(10 goals each)

Just after two years of allowing runners-up of strongest continental leagues to enter the tournament, UEFA went even further and expanded the tournament to up to four strongest teams from Europe's top national leagues. As a result, the tournament was a stark contrast from 1996–97 (which took place only three years prior) where only top national champions and title holders participated.

The competition was dominated by the Spanish teams, with three of the four semi-finalists coming from Spain, namely Real Madrid, Valencia and Barcelona. The final between Real Madrid and Valencia marked the first time that both finalists in the competition had come from the same country.

Manchester United were the defending champions, but were eliminated by eventual winners Real Madrid in the quarter-finals.

Changes to the competition formatEdit

The 1999–2000 edition of the Champions League featured a whole different format to the competition. An additional qualifying round was introduced to generate two group stages, firstly with 32 teams – eight groups of four – who played six matches each to reduce the competition to 16 teams for the second group stage, with the eight third-placed teams moving to the UEFA Cup third round. At the end of the second group stage, eight teams remained to contest the knock-out stage.

Association team allocationEdit

A total of 71 teams participated in the 1999–2000 Champions League, from 47 of 51 UEFA associations. Liechtenstein (who don't have their own league) as well as Andorra and San Marino did not participate. Additionally, Bosnia and Herzegovina were not admitted due to having no nation-wide champion.

Below is the qualification scheme for the 2000–01 UEFA Champions League:[1]

  • Associations 1–3 each have four teams qualify
  • Associations 4–6 each have three teams qualify
  • Associations 7–15 each have two teams qualify
  • Associations 16–48 each have one team qualify (except Liechtenstein)

Association rankingEdit

Countries are allocated places according to their 1998 UEFA league coefficient, which takes into account their performance in European competitions from 1993–94 to 1997–98.[2]

Rank Association Coeff. Teams
1   Italy 59.640 4
2   Germany 49.932
3   Spain 48.580
4   France 41.433 3
5   Netherlands 35.916
6   England 35.566
7   Portugal 31.266 2
8   Greece 28.750
9   Czech Republic 28.166
10   Norway 27.449
11   Austria 27.250
12   Russia 26.866
13   Croatia 26.166
14   Turkey 25.650
15   Denmark 24.200
16   Switzerland 22.250 1
17   Ukraine 22.082
Rank Association Coeff. Teams
18   Poland 22.000 1
19   Hungary 21.083
20   Belgium 21.000
21   Slovakia 20.999
22   Romania 20.750
23   Sweden 20.600
24   Georgia 20.333
25   Cyprus 20.332
26   Scotland 19.500
27   Israel 16.749
28   Slovenia 15.998
29   Belarus 14.833
30   Iceland 13.666
31   Finland 13.415
32   Latvia 11.498
33   Bulgaria 10.499
34   Macedonia 8.666
Rank Association Coeff. Teams
35   Lithuania 7.333 1
36   FR Yugoslavia 7.083
37   Moldova 6.666
38   Liechtenstein 5.000 0
39   Estonia 4.999 1
40   Armenia 4.832
41   Northern Ireland 4.665
42   Malta 4.664
43   Wales 3.999
44   Republic of Ireland 3.998
45   Faroe Islands 2.833
46   Albania 2.666
47   Luxembourg 2.333
48   Azerbaijan 1.833
49   Andorra 0.000 0
50   Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.000

DistributionEdit

The title holders (Manchester United) qualified for the Champions League group stage through their domestic league, thus the group stage spot reserved for the title holders was vacated. Additionally, Bosnia and Herzegovina was not admitted as their play-off for Champions League qualification didn't take place. Due to these factors, the following changes to the default access list are made:

  • The champions of association 10 (Norway) are promoted from the third qualifying round to the group stage.
  • The champions of association 16 (Switzerland) are promoted from the second qualifying round to the third qualifying round.
  • The champions of associations 27, 28 and 29 (Israel, Slovenia and Belarus) are promoted from the first qualifying round to the second qualifying round.
Teams entering in this round Teams advancing from previous round
First qualifying round
(18 teams)
  • 18 champions from associations 30–48 (except Liechtenstein)
Second qualifying round
(28 teams)
  • 13 champions from associations 17–29
  • 6 runners-up from associations 10–15
  • 9 winners from the first qualifying round
Third qualifying round
(32 teams)
  • 6 champions from associations 11–16
  • 3 runners-up from associations 7–9
  • 6 third-place finishers from associations 1–6
  • 3 fourth-place finishers from associations 1–3
  • 14 winners from the second qualifying round
First group stage
(32 teams)
  • 10 champions from associations 1–10 (including title holders Manchester United)
  • 6 runners-up from associations 1–6
  • 16 winners from the third qualifying round
Second group stage
(16 teams)
  • 8 group winners from the first group stage
  • 8 group runners-up from the first group stage
Knockout phase
(8 teams)
  • 4 group winners from the second group stage
  • 4 group runners-up from the second group stage

ParticipantsEdit

League positions of the previous season shown in parentheses (TH: Champions League title holders).

Group stage
  Milan (1st)   Barcelona (1st)   Feyenoord (1st)   Porto (1st)
  Lazio (2nd)   Real Madrid (2nd)   Willem II (2nd)   Olympiacos (1st)
  Bayern Munich (1st)   Bordeaux (1st)   Manchester United (1st)TH   Sparta Prague (1st)
  Bayer Leverkusen (2nd)   Marseille (2nd)   Arsenal (2nd)   Rosenborg (1st)
Third qualifying round
  Fiorentina (3rd)   Valencia (4th)   AEK Athens (2nd)   Croatia Zagreb (1st)
  Parma (4th)   Lyon (3rd)   Teplice (2nd)   Galatasaray (1st)
  Hertha (3rd)   PSV Eindhoven (3rd)   Sturm Graz (1st)   Aalborg BK (1st)
  Borussia Dortmund (4th)   Chelsea (3rd)   Spartak Moscow (1st)   Servette (1st)
  Mallorca (3rd)   Boavista (2nd)
Second qualifying round
  Molde (2nd)   Brøndby (2nd)   Slovan Bratislava (1st)   Rangers (1st)
  Rapid Wien (2nd)   Dynamo Kyiv (1st)   Rapid București (1st)   Hapoel Haifa (1st)
  CSKA Moscow (2nd)   Widzew Łódź (2nd)[Note POL]   AIK (1st)   Maribor (1st)
  Rijeka (2nd)   MTK Hungária (1st)   Dinamo Tbilisi (1st)   Dnepr-Transmash Mogilev (1st)
  Beşiktaş (2nd)   Genk (1st)   Anorthosis (1st)
First qualifying round
  ÍBV (1st)   Žalgiris Vilnius (1st)   Glentoran (1st)   HB Tórshavn (1st)
  Haka (1st)   Partizan (1st)   Valletta (1st)   Tirana (1st)
  Skonto (1st)   Zimbru Chișinău (1st)   Barry Town (1st)   Jeunesse Esch (1st)
  Litex Lovech (1st)   Flora Tallinn (1st)   St Patrick's Athletic (1st)   Kapaz (1st)
  Sloga Jugomagnat (1st)   Tsement Ararat (1st)
Notes
  1. ^
    Poland (POL): Polish champions Wisła Kraków were banned by UEFA due to fan behaviour in the 1998–99 UEFA Cup and replaced by runners-up Widzew Łódź.[3]

Round and draw datesEdit

The schedule of the competition is as follows (all draws are held in Geneva, Switzerland, unless stated otherwise).[4]

Phase Round Draw date First leg Second leg
Qualifying First qualifying round 30 June 1999 13–14 July 1999 21 July 1999
Second qualifying round 28 July 1999 4 August 1999
Third qualifying round 23 July 1999 10–11 August 1999 25 August 1999
First group stage Matchday 1 26 August 1999
(Monaco)
14–15 September 1999
Matchday 2 21–22 September 1999
Matchday 3 28–29 September 1999
Matchday 4 19–20 October 1999
Matchday 5 26–27 October 1999
Matchday 6 2–3 November 1999
Second group stage Matchday 1 5 November 1999 23–24 November 1999
Matchday 2 7–8 December 1999
Matchday 3 29 February – 1 March 2000
Matchday 4 7–8 March 2000
Matchday 5 14–15 March 2000
Matchday 6 21–22 March 2000
Knockout phase Quarter-finals 24 March 2000 4–5 April 2000 18–19 April 2000
Semi-finals 2–3 May 2000 9–10 May 2000
Final 24 May 2000 at Stade de France, Saint-Denis

Qualifying roundsEdit

First qualifying roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
ÍBV   3–1   KF Tirana 1–0 2–1
Litex Lovech   5–0   Glentoran 3–0 2–0
Žalgiris Vilnius   5–0   Araks Ararat 2–0 3–0
HB   1–7   Haka 1–1 0–6
Partizan   10–1   Flora Tallinn 6–0 4–1
Jeunesse Esch   0–10   Skonto 0–2 0–8
Sloga Jugomagnat   2–2 (a)   Kapaz 1–0 1–2
Barry Town   2–3   Valletta 0–0 2–3
St Patrick's Athletic   0–10   Zimbru Chișinău 0–5 0–5

Second qualifying roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Rapid Wien   5–0   Valletta 3–0 2–0
Anorthosis Famagusta   3–2   Slovan Bratislava 2–1 1–1
Partizan   6–1   Rijeka 3–1 3–0
CSKA Moscow   2–4   Molde 2–0 0–4
Litex Lovech   5–5 (2–3 p)   Widzew Łódź 4–1 1–4 (aet)
Haka   1–7   Rangers 1–4 0–3
Dinamo Tbilisi   2–3   Zimbru Chișinău 2–1 0–2
Dnepr-Transmash Mogilev   0–3   AIK 0–1 0–2
Sloga Jugomagnat   0–2   Brøndby 0–1 0–1
Rapid București   4–5   Skonto 3–3 1–2
Beşiktaş   1–1 (a)   Hapoel Haifa 1–1 0–0
Dynamo Kyiv   3–0   Žalgiris Vilnius 2–0 1–0
ÍBV   1–5   MTK Hungária 0–2 1–3
Maribor   5–4   Genk 5–1 0–3

Third qualifying roundEdit

Losing teams advanced to the first round of the 1999–2000 UEFA Cup.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Zimbru Chișinău   0–2   PSV Eindhoven 0–0 0–2
Spartak Moscow   5–1   Partizan 2–0 3–1
Chelsea   3–0   Skonto 3–0 0–0
Rapid Wien   0–4   Galatasaray 0–3 0–1
Fiorentina   5–1   Widzew Łódź 3–1 2–0
AaB   3–4   Dynamo Kyiv 1–2 2–2
Rangers   2–1   Parma 2–0 0–1
Brøndby   3–6   Boavista 1–2 2–4 (aet)
AEK Athens   0–1   AIK 0–0 0–1
Hapoel Haifa   0–4   Valencia 0–2 0–2
Hertha BSC   2–0   Anorthosis 2–0 0–0
Sturm Graz   4–3   Servette 2–1 2–2
Molde   1–1 (a)   Mallorca 0–0 1–1
Lyon   0–3   Maribor 0–1 0–2
Croatia Zagreb   2–0   MTK Hungária 0–0 2–0
Teplice   0–2   Borussia Dortmund 0–1 0–1

First group stageEdit

Location of teams of the 1999–2000 UEFA Champions League first group stage.
  Brown: Group A;   Red: Group B;   Orange: Group C;   Yellow: Group D;
  Green: Group E;   Blue: Group F;   Purple: Group G;   Pink: Group H.

16 winners from the third qualifying round, 10 champions from countries ranked 1–10, and six second-placed teams from countries ranked 1–6 were drawn into eight groups of four teams each. Compared to the two previous seasons, three associations (England, France, The Netherlands) were allowed three teams – the league winner and runner-up from each nation qualified for the first group stage, and the third-placed teams qualified for the third qualifying round – and three associations were allowed four teams (Germany, Italy, Spain) – the league winner and runner-up from each nation qualified for the first group stage, and the third- and fourth-placed teams qualified for the third qualifying round. Eight additional associations were still allowed two teams (Czech Republic, Greece, Norway, Portugal: league winner in group stage; Austria, Croatia, Denmark, Turkey, Russia: league winner in third qualifying round). The top two teams in each group advanced to the Champions League second group stage, while the third-placed teams advanced to round three of the UEFA Cup.

AIK, Boavista, Bordeaux, Chelsea, Fiorentina, Hertha BSC, Lazio, Maribor, Molde, Valencia and Willem II made their debut in the group stage.

Tiebreakers, if necessary, are applied in the following order:

  1. Points earned in head-to-head matches between the tied teams.
  2. Total goals scored in head-to-head matches between the tied teams.
  3. Away goals scored in head-to-head matches between the tied teams.
  4. Cumulative goal difference in all group matches.
  5. Total goals scored in all group matches.
  6. Higher UEFA coefficient going into the competition.

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification LAZ DKV LEV MRB
1   Lazio 6 4 2 0 13 3 +10 14 Advance to second group stage 2–1 1–1 4–0
2   Dynamo Kyiv 6 2 1 3 8 8 0 7 0–1 4–2 0–1
3   Bayer Leverkusen 6 1 4 1 7 7 0 7 Transfer to UEFA Cup 1–1 1–1 0–0
4   Maribor 6 1 1 4 2 12 −10 4 0–4 1–2 0–2
Source: UEFA

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification BAR FIO ARS AIK
1   Barcelona 6 4 2 0 19 9 +10 14 Advance to second group stage 4–2 1–1 5–0
2   Fiorentina 6 2 3 1 9 7 +2 9 3–3 0–0 3–0
3   Arsenal 6 2 2 2 9 9 0 8 Transfer to UEFA Cup 2–4 0–1 3–1
4   AIK 6 0 1 5 4 16 −12 1 1–2 0–0 2–3
Source: UEFA

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification ROS FEY DOR BOA
1   Rosenborg 6 3 2 1 12 5 +7 11 Advance to second group stage 2–2 2–2 2–0
2   Feyenoord 6 1 5 0 7 6 +1 8 1–0 1–1 1–1
3   Borussia Dortmund 6 1 3 2 7 9 −2 6 Transfer to UEFA Cup 0–3 1–1 3–1
4   Boavista 6 1 2 3 4 10 −6 5 0–3 1–1 1–0
Source: UEFA

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification MU MAR SG CZG
1   Manchester United 6 4 1 1 9 4 +5 13 Advance to second group stage 2–1 2–1 0–0
2   Marseille 6 3 1 2 10 8 +2 10 1–0 2–0 2–2
3   Sturm Graz 6 2 0 4 5 12 −7 6 Transfer to UEFA Cup 0–3 3–2 1–0
4   Croatia Zagreb 6 1 2 3 7 7 0 5 1–2 1–2 3–0
Source: UEFA

Group EEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification RM POR OLY MOL
1   Real Madrid 6 4 1 1 15 7 +8 13 Advance to second group stage 3–1 3–0 4–1
2   Porto 6 4 0 2 9 6 +3 12 2–1 2–0 3–1
3   Olympiacos 6 2 1 3 9 12 −3 7 Transfer to UEFA Cup 3–3 1–0 3–1
4   Molde 6 1 0 5 6 14 −8 3 0–1 0–1 3–2
Source: UEFA

Group FEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification VAL BAY RAN PSV
1   Valencia 6 3 3 0 8 4 +4 12 Advance to second group stage 1–1 2–0 1–0
2   Bayern Munich 6 2 3 1 7 6 +1 9 1–1 1–0 2–1
3   Rangers 6 2 1 3 7 7 0 7 Transfer to UEFA Cup 1–2 1–1 4–1
4   PSV Eindhoven 6 1 1 4 5 10 −5 4 1–1 2–1 0–1
Source: UEFA

Group GEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification SPP BOR SPM WIL
1   Sparta Prague 6 3 3 0 14 6 +8 12 Advance to second group stage 0–0 5–2 4–0
2   Bordeaux 6 3 3 0 7 4 +3 12 0–0 2–1 3–2
3   Spartak Moscow 6 1 2 3 9 12 −3 5 Transfer to UEFA Cup 1–1 1–2 1–1
4   Willem II 6 0 2 4 7 15 −8 2 3–4 0–0 1–3
Source: UEFA

Group HEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification CHL HRT GAL MIL
1   Chelsea 6 3 2 1 10 3 +7 11 Advance to second group stage 2–0 1–0 0–0
2   Hertha BSC 6 2 2 2 7 10 −3 8 2–1 1–4 1–0
3   Galatasaray 6 2 1 3 10 13 −3 7 Transfer to UEFA Cup 0–5 2–2 3–2
4   Milan 6 1 3 2 6 7 −1 6 1–1 1–1 2–1
Source: UEFA

Second group stageEdit

Eight winners and eight runners-up from the first group stage were drawn into four groups of four teams each, each containing two group winners and two runners-up. Teams from the same country or from the same first-round group could not be drawn together. The top two teams in each group advanced to the quarter-finals.

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification BAR POR SPP HRT
1   Barcelona 6 5 1 0 17 5 +12 16 Advance to knockout stage 4–2 5–0 3–1
2   Porto 6 3 1 2 8 8 0 10 0–2 2–2 1–0
3   Sparta Prague 6 1 2 3 5 12 −7 5 1–2 0–2 1–0
4   Hertha BSC 6 0 2 4 3 8 −5 2 1–1 0–1 1–1
Source: UEFA

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification MU VAL FIO BOR
1   Manchester United 6 4 1 1 10 4 +6 13 Advance to knockout stage 3–0 3–1 2–0
2   Valencia 6 3 1 2 9 5 +4 10 0–0 2–0 3–0
3   Fiorentina 6 2 2 2 7 8 −1 8 2–0 1–0 3–3
4   Bordeaux 6 0 2 4 5 14 −9 2 1–2 1–4 0–0
Source: UEFA

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification BAY RM DKV ROS
1   Bayern Munich 6 4 1 1 13 8 +5 13 Advance to knockout stage 4–1 2–1 2–1
2   Real Madrid 6 3 1 2 11 12 −1 10 2–4 2–2 3–1
3   Dynamo Kyiv 6 3 1 2 10 8 +2 10 2–0 1–2 2–1
4   Rosenborg 6 0 1 5 5 11 −6 1 1–1 0–1 1–2
Source: UEFA

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification LAZ CHL FEY MAR
1   Lazio 6 3 2 1 10 4 +6 11 Advance to knockout stage 0–0 1–2 5–1
2   Chelsea 6 3 1 2 8 5 +3 10 1–2 3–1 1–0
3   Feyenoord 6 2 2 2 7 7 0 8 0–0 1–3 3–0
4   Marseille 6 1 1 4 2 11 −9 4 0–2 1–0 0–0
Source: UEFA

Knockout stageEdit

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                             
  Real Madrid 0 3 3  
  Manchester United 0 2 2  
    Real Madrid 2 1 3  
    Bayern Munich 0 2 2  
  Porto 1 1 2
    Bayern Munich 1 2 3  
      Real Madrid 3
    Valencia 0
    Valencia 5 0 5  
  Lazio 2 1 3  
    Valencia 4 1 5
    Barcelona 1 2 3  
  Chelsea 3 1 4
    Barcelona (aet) 1 5 6  

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Real Madrid   3–2   Manchester United 0–0 3–2
Porto   2–3   Bayern Munich 1–1 1–2
Chelsea   4–6   Barcelona 3–1 1–5 (aet)
Valencia   5–3   Lazio 5–2 0–1

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Valencia   5–3   Barcelona 4–1 1–2
Real Madrid   3–2   Bayern Munich 2–0 1–2

FinalEdit

Real Madrid  3–0  Valencia
Morientes   39'
McManaman   67'
Raúl   75'
Report
Attendance: 78,759

Top goalscorersEdit

The top scorers from the 1999–2000 UEFA Champions League (excluding qualifying rounds) are as follows:

Rank Name Team Goals Minutes played
1   Mário Jardel   Porto 10 1150'
  Rivaldo   Barcelona 10 1229'
  Raúl   Real Madrid 10 1350'
4   Simone Inzaghi   Lazio 9 700'
5   Serhiy Rebrov   Dynamo Kyiv 8 1061'
  Tore André Flo   Chelsea 8 1159'
7   Paulo Sérgio   Bayern Munich 7 1007'
  Patrick Kluivert   Barcelona 7 1203'
9   Luis Enrique   Barcelona 6 581'
  Gabriel Batistuta   Fiorentina 6 875'
  Roy Keane   Manchester United 6 1048'
  Fernando Morientes   Real Madrid 6 1129'

Source:[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Qualification 2000/2001 UEFA European Cup Football by Bert Kassies
  2. ^ "UEFA Country Ranking 1998". Retrieved 11 October 2019.
  3. ^ No Champions League spot for Wisla Krakow. Bert Kassies.
  4. ^ "UEFA European Football Calendar 1999/2000". Bert Kassies.
  5. ^ "Statistics – Goals scored". UEFA.com. Archived from the original on 19 June 2000. Retrieved 3 October 2014.

External linksEdit