1999–2000 UEFA Cup
The 1999–2000 UEFA Cup season was the 29th edition of the UEFA Cup. The final was played at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen. It was won by Galatasaray, who beat Arsenal in the final. The defending champions were Parma they were eliminated by Werder Bremen in the fourth round.
|Dates||10 August 1999 – 17 May 2000|
|Champions||Galatasaray (1st title)|
|Goals scored||564 (2.75 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)||Darko Kovačević (10 goals)|
It was the first season of the new UEFA Cup format. Domestic cup winners would qualify for the UEFA Cup, after the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup was disbanded. This change also added an additional knockout round. This was the first year when the UEFA Cup winners qualified for the UEFA Super Cup.
Association team allocation Edit
Below is the qualification scheme for the 2000–01 UEFA Cup:
- Associations 1–6 each enter three teams
- Associations 7–8 each enter four teams
- Associations 9–15 each enter two teams
- Associations 16–21 each enter three teams
- Associations 22–50 each enter two teams, with the exception of Bosnia who no enter teams, Liechtenstein and Andorra who enter one team each
- 3 winners of the Intertoto Cup
- 16 teams eliminated from the 1999–2000 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round are transferred to the UEFA Cup
- 8 teams eliminated from the 1999–2000 UEFA Champions League first group stage are transferred to the UEFA Cup
Association ranking Edit
- (UCL): Additional teams transferred from the UEFA Champions League
- (IT): Additional teams from Intertoto Cup
The labels in the parentheses show how each team qualified for the place of its starting round:
- TH: Title holders
- CW: Cup winners
- CR: Cup runners-up
- LC: League Cup winners
- Nth: League position
- PO: End-of-season European competition play-off winners
- FP: Fair play
- IT: Intertoto Cup winners
- CL: Relegated from the Champions League
- GS: Third-placed teams from the group stage
- Q3: Losers from the third qualifying round
- ^ Poland (POL): Polish champions Wisła Kraków were banned from European competitions by UEFA. As a result, league runners-up Widzew Łódź were promoted to Champions League, while 4th-placed Lech Poznań were awarded UEFA Cup spot.
- ^ FR Yugoslavia (FRY): League runners-up Obilić were excluded from the UEFA competitions because was the club owner Arkan charged with war crimes. Their place was given to 4th-placed Vojvodina.
- ^ Estonia (EST): 1998 Meistriliiga runners-up Tallinna Sadam merged into Levadia Maardu (who also won the Cup) after the season. Sadam's UEFA Cup spot was given to 3rd-placed Lantana Tallinn.
Qualifying round Edit
First round Edit
Second round Edit
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg||Aris||2–4||Celta Vigo||2–2||0–2|
|Deportivo La Coruña||5–1||Montpellier||3–1||2–0|
|MTK Hungária||2–2 (a)||AEK Athens||2–1||0–1|
|PAOK||3–3 (1–4 p)||Benfica||1–2||2–1 (aet)|
|Atlético Madrid||5–1||Amica Wronki||1–0||4–1|
|Grazer AK||2–2 (a)||Panathinaikos||2–1||0–1|
|Steaua București||2–0||West Ham United||2–0||0–0|
|Leeds United||7–1||Lokomotiv Moscow||4–1||3–0|
|Werder Bremen||2–2 (a)||Viking||0–0||2–2|
Third round Edit
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg||Ajax||0–3||Mallorca||0–1||0–2|
|Rangers||2–2 (1–3 p)||Borussia Dortmund||2–0||0–2 (aet)|
|Spartak Moscow||2–2 (a)||Leeds United||2–1||0–1|
|Slavia Prague||5–2||Steaua București||4–1||1–1|
|Udinese||2–2 (a)||Bayer Leverkusen||0–1||2–1|
|Deportivo La Coruña||5–3||Panathinaikos||4–2||1–1|
|Parma||5–4||Sturm Graz||2–1||3–3 (aet)|
Fourth round Edit
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg||Mallorca||4–2||Monaco||4–1||0–1|
|Slavia Prague||2–2 (a)||Udinese||1–0||1–2|
|Arsenal||6–3||Deportivo La Coruña||5–1||1–2|
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg||Leeds United||4–2||Slavia Prague||3–0||1–2|
First leg Edit
|Leeds United||3–0||Slavia Prague|
|Lauren 78'||Report||Arif 44'
Emre B. 48'
Second leg Edit
|Slavia Prague||2–1||Leeds United|
|Ulich 52', 79' (pen.)||Report||Kewell 47'|
Leeds United won 4–2 on aggregate.
Galatasaray won 6–2 on aggregate.
|Report||Parlour 8', 25', 70'
Arsenal won 6–2 on aggregate.
|Ismaël 62' (pen.)
Lens won 2–1 on aggregate.
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg||Galatasaray||4–2||Leeds United||2–0||2–2|
First leg Edit
Second leg Edit
|Nouma 73'||Report||Henry 41'
Arsenal won 3–1 on aggregate.
|Bakke 16', 68'||Report||Hagi 5' (pen.)
Galatasaray won 4–2 on aggregate.
Top goalscorers Edit
|2||Marco Di Vaio||Parma||7||460'|
|Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink||Atlético Madrid||574'|
|6||Benni McCarthy||Celta Vigo||6||796'|
Other websites Edit
- 1999–2000 All matches UEFA Cup – season at UEFA website
- Official Site
- Results at RSSSF.com
- All scorers 1999–2000 UEFA Cup according to (excluding preliminary round) according to protocols UEFA + all scorers preliminary round
- 1999/2000 UEFA Cup – results and line-ups (archive)