1999–2000 Croatian First Football League

The 1999–2000 Croatian First Football League was the ninth season of the Croatian First Football League, the national championship for men's association football teams in Croatia, since its establishment in 1992. The season started on 24 July 1999 and ended on 13 May 2000. Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia Zagreb in fall season) were the defending champions, having won their ninth championship title the previous season, and they defended the title again, after a win against Rijeka on 6 May 2000.

Croatian First Football League
Season1999–2000
ChampionsDinamo Zagreb
6th Croatian title
10th domestic title
RelegatedIstra Pula
Vukovar '91
Champions LeagueDinamo Zagreb
Hajduk Split
UEFA CupOsijek
Rijeka
Intertoto CupSlaven Belupo
Cibalia
Matches played198
Goals scored534 (2.7 per match)
Best PlayerIvan Bošnjak
Top goalscorerTomislav Šokota (21)
Biggest home winCroatia 5–0 Vukovar '91
Croatia 5–0 Dragovoljac
Hajduk 5–0 Zagreb
Biggest away winDragovoljac 0–5 Hajduk
Istra 0–5 Hajduk
Slaven B. 0–5 Dinamo
Highest scoringSlaven B. 5–2 Osijek
Cibalia 5–2 Vukovar '91
Average attendance2,470

TeamsEdit

Stadia and locationsEdit

Locations of teams in 1999–2000 Prva HNL
Stadium City Home club Capacity
Stadion Maksimir Zagreb Dinamo Zagreb
37,168
Stadion Poljud Split Hajduk Split
35,000
Stadion Gradski vrt Osijek Osijek
19,500
Stadion Varteks Varaždin Varteks
10,800
Stadion Kantrida Rijeka Rijeka
10,275
Stadion HNK Cibalia Vinkovci Cibalia
9,920
Stadion Kranjčevićeva Zagreb NK Zagreb
8,850
Stadion Šubićevac Šibenik Šibenik
8,000
Gradski Stadion u Borovu naselju Vukovar Vukovar '91
6,000
Stadion Stanko Vlajnić-Dida,
Stadion ŠRC Zaprešić
Slavonski Brod,
Zaprešić
Hrvatski Dragovoljac
5,000
Gradski stadion u Koprivnici Koprivnica Slaven Belupo
4,000
Stadion Veruda Pula Istra
3,000

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Dinamo Zagreb (C) 33 23 6 4 83 25 +58 75 Qualification to Champions League third qualifying round
2 Hajduk Split 33 17 10 6 58 30 +28 61 Qualification to Champions League second qualifying round
3 Osijek 33 15 8 10 55 49 +6 53 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round
4 Rijeka 33 14 7 12 54 39 +15 49 Qualification to UEFA Cup qualifying round
5 Slaven Belupo 33 12 13 8 34 34 0 49 Qualification to Intertoto Cup first round
6 Cibalia 33 11 12 10 42 39 +3 45
7 Varteks 33 10 10 13 32 44 −12 40
8 NK Zagreb 33 9 12 12 42 49 −7 39
9 Šibenik 33 8 10 15 33 50 −17 34
10 Hrvatski Dragovoljac 33 8 9 16 36 58 −22 33
11 Istra Pula (R) 33 8 6 19 33 61 −28 30 Relegation to Croatian Second Football League
12 Vukovar '91 (R) 33 7 9 17 32 56 −24 30
Source: rsssf.org
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored
For deciding champions, qualification to UEFA competitions and relegation: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head away goals scored
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

ResultsEdit

Matches 1–22Edit

During matches 1–22 each team plays every other team twice (home and away).

Home \ Away CIB DIN HAJ HRD IST OSI RIJ SLA ŠIB VAR VUK ZAG
Cibalia 1–4 2–2 2–0 3–1 2–3 0–0 0–0 3–0 3–1 0–1 0–0
Dinamo Zagreb 2–0 0–0 5–0 3–1 3–1 1–1 5–1 3–1 4–1 5–0 2–2
Hajduk Split 1–1 1–1 0–3 1–0 5–4 3–2 1–0 3–1 2–0 2–0 3–0
Hrvatski Dragovoljac 2–0 2–4 0–5 1–0 3–0 0–4 2–2 1–1 0–1 1–1 1–2
Istra Pula 3–0 0–4 0–5 4–5 1–1 1–0 0–2 0–0 0–2 3–0 0–0
Osijek 1–1 1–3 2–0 2–1 1–0 3–2 2–1 3–0 1–1 2–1 0–0
Rijeka 1–3 3–1 1–2 4–2 4–1 0–1 1–1 3–1 2–0 2–0 2–0
Slaven Belupo 1–0 0–5 0–0 0–1 1–1 1–4 2–2 0–0 2–1 1–2 1–1
Šibenik 2–2 1–1 1–3 0–0 0–1 0–2 0–2 0–0 2–0 2–1 2–0
Varteks 0–3 0–3 3–2 0–0 4–1 2–0 2–1 0–1 0–0 2–0 1–1
Vukovar '91 0–0 0–0 0–2 1–0 1–3 3–1 0–0 0–0 3–0 2–2 3–4
NK Zagreb 0–0 0–1 0–3 3–3 1–1 2–1 4–1 0–1 4–1 1–0 1–0
Source: Prva-HNL.hr
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Matches 23–33Edit

During matches 23–33 each team plays every other team once.

Home \ Away CIB DIN HAJ HRD IST OSI RIJ SLA ŠIB VAR VUK ZAG
Cibalia 0–0 1–1 0–0 4–2 2–0 5–2
Dinamo Zagreb 3–0 3–1 3–0 2–0 2–0 0–1
Hajduk Split 1–0 0–0 0–3 0–0 4–0 5–0
Hrvatski Dragovoljac 2–1 0–0 2–0 0–1 0–2
Istra Pula 0–1 1–1 2–1 0–1 4–3
Osijek 3–0 1–4 4–2 3–1 2–0 0–0
Rijeka 2–0 3–1 2–0 4–0 0–0 2–3
Slaven Belupo 2–0 5–2 2–1 1–0 2–0
Šibenik 2–1 2–0 3–0 1–1 2–1
Varteks 1–1 1–2 0–0 1–1 3–2
Vukovar '91 0–3 2–0 1–1 2–1 1–1
NK Zagreb 1–2 1–2 1–1 4–1 2–2 1–2
Source: Prva-HNL.hr
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Tomo Šokota Croatia Zagreb 21
2   Ivan Bošnjak Cibalia Vinkovci 16
3   Boško Balaban Rijeka 15
4   Josip Šimić Croatia Zagreb 14
5   Mate Baturina Hajduk Split 13
  Stanko Bubalo Osijek
  Marijo Dodik Slaven Belupo
8   Klaudio Vuković Šibenik 12
9   Ivan Leko Hajduk Split 11
10   Vlatko Đolonga Hrvatski Dragovoljac 10
  Admir Hasančić Rijeka
  Amarildo Zela Vukovar '91

See alsoEdit

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