1999–2000 Borussia Dortmund season
|Head coach||Michael Skibbe (until 6 February)|
Bernd Krauss (from 6 February to 13 April)
Udo Lattek (from 14 April)
|Champions League||First group stage|
|UEFA Cup||Fourth round|
Michael Skibbe was demoted from his role of head coach in early February after a run of only one win in the last 10 matches, returning to his previous role as coordinator of the youth team. Bernd Krauss came as his replacement, but only lasted 2 months before being sacked himself with Dortmund one point clear of relegation with five games left. Udo Lattek, who had managed Dortmund nearly two decades earlier, came in for the final five games and saved Dortmund with 8 points in those remaining games, with only one loss (to champions Bayern Munich). Ultimately, Dortmund finished 11th, five points clear of relegation. Lattek returned to retirement at the end of the season (he would never manage another team again) and was succeeded by former Dortmund defender Matthias Sammer.
Dortmund had a poor season and finished 11th, five points clear of relegation.
First team squadEdit
- Squad at end of season
- Addo was born in Hamburg, West Germany (now Germany), but also qualified to represent Ghana internationally and made his international debut for Ghana in February 1999.
- Bobic was born in Maribor, SFR Yugoslavia (now Slovenia), but was raised in West Germany from the age of 1 and made his international debut for Germany in 1994.