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The 1999–2000 Bundesliga was the 37th season of the Bundesliga, Germany's premier football league. It began on 13 August 1999[1] and ended on 20 May 2000.[2] FC Bayern Munich were the defending champions.

Bundesliga
Season1999–2000
ChampionsBayern Munich
15th Bundesliga title
16th German title
PromotedArminia Bielefeld
Unterhaching
Ulm
RelegatedUlm
Arminia Bielefeld
Duisburg
Champions LeagueBayern Munich
Bayer Leverkusen
Hamburg
1860 Munich
UEFA CupKaiserslautern
Hertha BSC
Werder Bremen (domestic cup finalists)
Intertoto CupWolfsburg
Stuttgart
Matches played306
Goals scored885 (2.89 per match)
Top goalscorerMartin Max (19)
Biggest home winseven games with a differential of +5 each (6–1 twice, 5–0 five times)
Biggest away winUlm 1–9 Leverkusen (18 March 2000)
Highest scoringUlm 1–9 Leverkusen (10 goals) (18 March 2000)

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Competition modusEdit

Every team played two games against each other team, one at home and one away. Teams received three points for a win and one point for a draw. If two or more teams were tied on points, places were determined by goal difference and, if still tied, by goals scored. The team with the most points were crowned champions while the three teams with the least points were relegated to 2. Bundesliga.

Team changes to 1998–99Edit

1. FC Nürnberg, VfL Bochum and Borussia Mönchengladbach were relegated to the 2. Bundesliga after finishing in the last three places. They were replaced by Arminia Bielefeld, SpVgg Unterhaching and SSV Ulm.

Season overviewEdit

Five matches before the end of the league, Bayer Leverkusen had 61 points and defending champions Bayern Munich was in 60. At the 30th fixture, Bayer 04 got 3 points ahead, and continued winning till the 33rd round. Before the final fixture start, Bayer had 73 points, with Bayern having 70. However, Leverkusen lost away to Unterhaching 2–0, and Bayern celebrated the championship winning against Werder Bremen 3–1 at home, due to their superior goal difference over Bayer 04.

Team overviewEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Bayern Munich 34 22 7 5 73 28 +45 73 2000–01 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Bayer Leverkusen 34 21 10 3 74 36 +38 73
3 Hamburger SV 34 16 11 7 63 39 +24 59 2000–01 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
4 1860 Munich 34 14 11 9 55 48 +7 53
5 1. FC Kaiserslautern 34 15 5 14 54 59 −5 50 2000–01 UEFA Cup First round
6 Hertha BSC 34 13 11 10 39 46 −7 50
7 VfL Wolfsburg 34 12 13 9 51 58 −7 49 2000 UEFA Intertoto Cup Third round
8 VfB Stuttgart 34 14 6 14 44 47 −3 48 2000 UEFA Intertoto Cup Second round
9 Werder Bremen 34 13 8 13 65 52 +13 47 2000–01 UEFA Cup First round[a]
10 SpVgg Unterhaching 34 12 8 14 40 42 −2 44
11 Borussia Dortmund 34 9 13 12 41 38 +3 40
12 SC Freiburg 34 10 10 14 45 50 −5 40
13 Schalke 04 34 8 15 11 42 44 −2 39[b]
14 Eintracht Frankfurt 34 12 5 17 42 44 −2 39[c]
15 Hansa Rostock 34 8 14 12 44 60 −16 38
16 SSV Ulm 1846 34 9 8 17 36 62 −26 35 Relegation to 2. Bundesliga
17 Arminia Bielefeld 34 7 9 18 40 61 −21 30
18 MSV Duisburg 34 4 10 20 37 71 −34 22
Source: www.dfb.de
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ As domestic cup winners FC Bayern Munich had qualified for UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Cup place belonging to the domestic cup winners was transferred to Werder Bremen.
  2. ^ Head-to-head was used as a tie-breaker between Schalke 04 and Frankfurt.
  3. ^ Eintracht Frankfurt were docked two points because of licensing irregularities.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BSC DSC SVW BVB DUI SGE SCF HSV FCK B04 M60 FCB ROS S04 VFB ULM UNT WOB
Hertha BSC 2–0 1–1 0–3 2–1 1–0 0–0 2–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 5–2 2–1 1–1 3–0 2–1 0–0
Arminia Bielefeld 1–1 2–2 0–2 0–1 1–1 2–1 3–0 1–2 1–2 2–2 0–3 2–2 1–2 1–2 4–1 1–0 0–0
Werder Bremen 4–1 3–1 3–2 4–0 3–1 5–2 2–1 5–0 1–3 1–3 0–2 2–1 0–1 2–1 2–2 2–2 2–2
Borussia Dortmund 4–0 1–3 1–3 2–2 1–0 1–1 0–1 0–1 1–1 1–1 0–1 3–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–3 2–1
MSV Duisburg 0–0 0–3 0–1 2–2 2–3 1–2 1–1 2–2 0–0 3–0 1–2 2–2 1–1 1–3 0–0 2–0 2–3
Eintracht Frankfurt 4–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 2–0 3–0 0–1 1–2 3–1 1–2 0–0 0–2 0–1 2–1 3–0 4–0
SC Freiburg 0–1 1–1 2–1 1–1 3–0 2–3 0–2 2–1 0–0 3–0 1–2 5–0 2–1 0–2 2–0 4–3 1–1
Hamburger SV 5–1 5–0 0–0 1–1 6–1 1–0 2–0 2–1 0–2 2–0 0–0 1–0 3–1 3–0 1–2 3–0 2–2
1. FC Kaiserslautern 1–2 0–2 4–3 1–0 3–2 1–0 0–2 2–0 1–3 1–1 0–2 2–2 2–1 1–2 6–2 4–2 2–2
Bayer Leverkusen 3–1 4–1 3–2 3–1 3–0 4–1 1–1 2–2 3–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 3–2 1–0 4–1 2–1 4–1
1860 Munich 2–1 5–0 1–0 0–3 4–1 2–0 3–1 0–0 2–1 1–2 1–0 4–3 3–3 1–1 4–1 2–1 1–2
Bayern Munich 3–1 2–1 3–1 1–1 4–1 4–1 6–1 2–2 2–2 4–1 1–2 4–1 4–1 0–1 4–0 1–0 5–0
Hansa Rostock 0–1 2–1 1–1 1–0 3–1 3–1 1–1 3–3 4–2 1–1 0–0 0–3 1–0 1–4 2–1 1–1 1–1
Schalke 04 1–1 1–1 3–1 0–0 3–0 0–0 2–2 1–3 1–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–2 3–0 0–0 1–0 1–1
VfB Stuttgart 1–0 3–3 0–0 1–2 4–2 0–2 1–0 1–3 0–1 1–2 1–3 2–0 3–1 0–2 2–0 0–2 2–5
SSV Ulm 0–1 2–0 2–1 0–1 0–3 3–0 1–1 1–2 3–1 1–9 3–0 0–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–0
SpVgg Unterhaching 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–1 0–2 1–1 3–1 2–0 1–0 1–1
VfL Wolfsburg 2–3 2–0 2–7 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 4–4 3–2 3–1 2–1 1–1 2–0 0–0 0–2 1–2 2–2
Source: DFB
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

Champion squadEdit

FC Bayern Munich
Goalkeepers: Oliver Kahn (27); Bernd Dreher (6); Stefan Wessels (2).

Defenders: Thomas Linke (27 / 1); Markus Babbel (26 / 1); Bixente Lizarazu   (22 / 1); Samuel Kuffour   (18 / 2); Patrik Andersson   (16); Lothar Matthäus (15 / 1).
Midfielders: Jens Jeremies (30 / 3); Paulo Sérgio   (28 / 13); Stefan Effenberg (captain; 27 / 2); Michael Tarnat (26 / 1); Thorsten Fink (26); Mehmet Scholl (25 / 6); Michael Wiesinger (13 / 1); Thomas Strunz (9); Sławomir Wojciechowski   (3 / 1); Mario Basler (2); Andrew Sinkala   (1).
Forwards: Hasan Salihamidžić   (30 / 4); Roque Santa Cruz   (28 / 5); Giovane Élber   (26 / 14); Carsten Jancker (23 / 9); Alexander Zickler (14 / 7).
(league appearances and goals listed in brackets)

Manager: Ottmar Hitzfeld.

On the roster but have not played in a league game: David Jarolím  .

Transferred out during the season: Lothar Matthäus (to MetroStars); Mario Basler (to 1. FC Kaiserslautern).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Schedule Round 1". DFB. Archived from the original on 28 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Archive 1999/2000 Round 34". DFB. Archived from the original on 28 September 2012.
  3. ^ a b Grüne, Hardy (2001). Enzyklopädie des deutschen Ligafußballs, Band 7: Vereinslexikon (in German). Kassel: AGON Sportverlag. ISBN 3-89784-147-9.

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