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The 1999–2000 La Liga season, the 69th since its establishment, began on 21 August 1999 and ended on 20 May 2000. Deportivo La Coruña won their first league title with 69 points, the lowest for a champion since three points for a win was introduced in 1995.[7]

La Liga
Season1999–2000
ChampionsDeportivo La Coruña
1st title
RelegatedBetis
Atlético Madrid
Sevilla
Champions LeagueReal Madrid
(First group stage,
via UEFA Champions League)
Deportivo La Coruña
(First group stage)
Barcelona
(First group stage)
Valencia
(Third qualifying round)
UEFA CupZaragoza
(first round)
Alavés
(first round)
Espanyol
(first round,
via Copa del Rey)
Rayo Vallecano
(qualifying round,
via Fair Play)
Intertoto CupCelta Vigo
(third round)
Mallorca
(second round)
Matches played380
Goals scored999 (2.63 per match)
Top goalscorerSalva (27)
Biggest home winAtlético Madrid 5–0 Real Oviedo
(22 December 1999)[1]
Biggest away winReal Madrid 1–5 Zaragoza
(4 December 1999)[2]
Athletic Bilbao 0–4 Barcelona
(11 March 2000)[3]
Sevilla 0–4 Mallorca
(7 May 2000)[4]
Highest scoringValencia 6–2 Real Oviedo
(9 April 2000)[5]
Celta Vigo 5–3 Real Oviedo
(16 January 2000)[6]

Contents

Promotion and relegationEdit

Team informationEdit

Personnel and kitsEdit

Team Chairman Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Alavés   Gonzalo Antón   José Manuel Esnal Luanvi Guascor
Athletic Bilbao   José María Arrate   Luis Fernández Adidas none
Atlético Madrid   Jesús Gil   Claudio Ranieri Reebok none
Barcelona   Josep Lluís Núñez   Louis van Gaal Nike Telecinco
Betis   Manuel Ruiz de Lopera   Carlos Griguol Kappa none
Celta   Horacio Gómez Araujo   Víctor Fernández Umbro Citroën
Deportivo   Augusto César Lendoiro   Javier Irureta Adidas Feiraco
Espanyol   Daniel Sánchez Llibre   Miguel Ángel Brindisi John Smith none
Málaga   Fernando Puche   Joaquín Peiró Kelme Unicaja
Mallorca   Guillem Reynés   Fernando Vázquez Kelme Spanair
Numancia   Francisco Rubio   Andoni Goikoetxea Joma Caja Duero
Oviedo   Eugenio Prieto Álvarez   Luis Aragonés Erima Asturias
Racing   Miguel Ángel Díaz Díaz   Gustavo Benítez Austral Cantabria
Rayo Vallecano   Teresa Rivero   Juande Ramos Joma Rumasa
Real Madrid   Lorenzo Sanz   John Toshack Adidas Teka
Real Sociedad   Luis Uranga   Bernd Krauss Astore Krafft
Sevilla   Rafael Carrión   Marcos Alonso Umbro SuperCable
Valencia   Pedro Cortés   Héctor Cúper Luanvi Terra Mítica
Valladolid   Marcos Fernández   Gregorio Manzano Kelme Caja España
Zaragoza   Alfonso Soláns   Chechu Rojo Luanvi Pikolin

Clubs and locationsEdit

Location of teams in La Liga 1999–2000

1999–2000 season was composed of the following clubs:

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Incoming manager Date of appointment Position in table
Mallorca   Mario Gómez August 1999   Fernando Vázquez September 1999 19th
Real Sociedad   Bernd Krauss Sacked 25 October 1999[8]   Javier Clemente 26 October 1999[9] 17th
Real Madrid   John Toshack Sacked 17 November 1999[10]   Vicente del Bosque 18 November 1999[11] 8th
Espanyol   Miguel Ángel Brindisi Sacked 17 January 2000[12]   Paco Flores January 2000 17th
Betis   Carlos Griguol Sacked January 2000   Guus Hiddink February 2000 16th
Atlético Madrid   Claudio Ranieri Sacked February 2000   Radomir Antić March 2000 17th
Sevilla   Marcos Alonso Peña Sacked March 2000   Juan Carlos Álvarez March 2000 20th
Betis   Guus Hiddink Sacked 2 May 2000   Faruk Hadžibegić May 2000 18th
Atlético Madrid   Radomir Antić Sacked May 2000   Fernando Zambrano May 2000 19th

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Deportivo La Coruña (C) 38 21 6 11 66 44 +22 69 Qualification to FIFA Club World Championship and Champions League group stage
2 Barcelona 38 19 7 12 70 46 +24 64[a] Qualification to Champions League group stage
3 Valencia 38 18 10 10 59 39 +20 64[a] Qualification to Champions League third qualifying round
4 Zaragoza 38 16 15 7 60 40 +20 63 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round[b]
5 Real Madrid 38 16 14 8 58 48 +10 62 Qualification to Champions League group stage[b]
6 Alavés 38 17 10 11 41 37 +4 61 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round
7 Celta de Vigo 38 15 8 15 45 43 +2 53[c] Qualification to Intertoto Cup third round
8 Valladolid 38 14 11 13 36 44 −8 53[c]
9 Rayo Vallecano 38 15 7 16 51 53 −2 52 Qualification to UEFA Cup qualifying round[d]
10 Mallorca 38 14 9 15 52 45 +7 51 Qualification to Intertoto Cup second round
11 Athletic Bilbao 38 12 14 12 47 57 −10 50
12 Málaga 38 11 15 12 55 50 +5 48
13 Real Sociedad 38 11 14 13 42 49 −7 47[e]
14 Espanyol 38 12 11 15 51 48 +3 47[e] Qualification to UEFA Cup first round[f]
15 Racing Santander 38 10 16 12 52 50 +2 46
16 Oviedo 38 11 12 15 44 60 −16 45[g]
17 Numancia 38 11 12 15 47 59 −12 45[g]
18 Betis (R) 38 11 9 18 33 56 −23 42 Relegation to Segunda División
19 Atlético Madrid (R) 38 9 11 18 48 64 −16 38
20 Sevilla (R) 38 5 13 20 42 67 −25 28
Source: LFP
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b VAL 3–1 BAR; BAR 3–0 VAL
  2. ^ a b Real Madrid qualified directly for the 2000–01 UEFA Champions League as holders. As a result, Zaragoza lost their spot to UEFA Champions League and had to resign with a spot of UEFA Cup.
  3. ^ a b VLD 1–3 CEL; CEL 1–1 VLD
  4. ^ Rayo Vallecano earned a spot in the qualifying round of the 2000–01 UEFA Cup as being elected by UEFA as one of the two best entries of UEFA Fair play.
  5. ^ a b ESP 0–0 RSO; RSO 1–0 ESP
  6. ^ Espanyol entered UEFA Cup as winners of 1999–2000 Copa del Rey.
  7. ^ a b ROV 1–0 NUM; NUM 1–1 ROV

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ATH ATM FCB BET CEL ALV RCD ESP MCF MLL NUM RAC RVA RMA ROV RSO SFC VCF VLD ZAR
Athletic Bilbao 4–2 0–4 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–3 2–1 2–2 1–1 2–1 2–2 1–2 2–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–2
Atlético Madrid 1–2 0–3 0–0 1–2 1–0 1–3 1–1 2–2 1–0 2–2 2–0 0–2 1–1 5–0 1–1 1–1 1–2 3–1 2–2
Barcelona 4–0 2–1 4–1 2–2 0–1 2–1 3–0 1–2 0–3 4–0 1–0 0–2 2–2 3–2 3–1 2–0 3–0 4–0 2–0
Betis 2–1 2–1 2–1 0–0 0–1 0–0 2–5 0–0 1–0 1–2 2–2 1–1 0–2 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 0–1 2–0
Celta de Vigo 1–1 0–1 0–2 5–1 1–1 2–1 2–1 2–4 1–0 0–0 2–0 0–1 1–0 5–3 4–1 2–1 0–0 1–1 2–1
Alavés 1–2 2–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 0–0 2–1 2–2 2–2 2–1 0–1 1–3 1–0 2–1 0–0 0–1 1–0 0–2
Deportivo La Coruña 2–0 4–1 2–1 2–0 1–0 4–1 2–0 4–1 2–1 0–2 0–3 3–2 5–2 3–1 2–0 5–2 2–0 2–0 2–2
Espanyol 0–0 3–1 1–1 3–0 3–0 2–3 0–0 0–2 1–2 3–1 1–0 5–1 0–2 2–1 0–0 2–2 3–2 1–1 1–1
Málaga 3–4 2–3 1–2 3–0 0–1 0–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 3–1 0–0 2–0 1–1 4–0 0–0 3–0 1–1 0–0 0–0
Mallorca 2–1 1–2 3–2 4–0 1–0 2–0 2–2 1–3 2–1 3–0 1–2 2–1 1–2 1–1 2–1 3–1 1–0 0–0 1–1
Numancia 1–1 3–0 3–3 1–2 3–1 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 3–1 2–1 3–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–2 1–0 1–2
Racing Santander 2–2 2–1 1–2 1–1 3–0 0–0 0–0 2–2 2–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 0–0 2–2 1–1 1–1 1–2
Rayo Vallecano 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–3 1–0 0–1 2–0 2–1 4–1 2–1 0–0 1–2 2–3 1–2 2–1 2–0 1–3 4–1 0–1
Real Madrid 3–1 1–3 3–0 2–1 1–0 0–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 4–1 2–4 0–0 2–2 1–1 3–1 2–3 0–1 1–5
Oviedo 1–0 2–2 3–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–0 2–2 0–0 1–0 1–2 2–0 1–1 0–1 4–2 0–0 1–1 1–0
Real Sociedad 4–1 4–1 0–0 1–0 0–2 1–1 0–1 1–0 2–2 2–1 2–1 2–5 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 0–0 3–0 2–1
Sevilla 0–0 2–1 3–2 3–0 0–1 2–2 1–3 1–2 0–0 0–4 4–0 1–0 2–3 1–1 2–3 2–2 1–2 0–1 0–0
Valencia 2–0 2–0 3–1 3–1 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–2 2–2 1–0 4–0 1–2 3–1 1–1 6–2 4–0 2–0 0–0 2–1
Valladolid 1–0 1–0 0–2 0–3 1–3 1–1 4–1 1–0 4–2 2–1 2–0 1–0 1–2 0–1 2–1 2–1 2–1 0–0 1–1
Zaragoza 0–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 3–2 3–0 3–3 4–1 1–1 0–1 4–0 2–0 2–1 4–2 1–1
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: LFP (in Spanish)
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

OverallEdit

Awards and season statisticsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

 
Salva was the top goalscorer of the 1999–2000 season
Rank Player Club Goals
1   Salva Racing Santander 27
2   Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink Atlético Madrid 24
  Catanha Málaga 24
4   Roy Makaay Deportivo La Coruña 22
5   Savo Milošević Zaragoza 21
6   Diego Tristán Mallorca 18
7   Raúl Real Madrid 17
8   Patrick Kluivert Barcelona 15
9   Gaizka Mendieta Valencia 13
  Víctor Valladolid

Source: BDFutbol

Zamora TrophyEdit

Goalkeeper Goals Matches Average Team
  Martín Herrera
37
38
0.97
Alavés

Fair Play awardEdit

Rayo Vallecano was the winner of the Fair-play award with 102 points,[13] moreover it was elected on 8 June 2000 in Brussels as one of the two entries by UEFA to enter UEFA Cup in the qualifying round by the same condition of Fair Play.

Pedro Zaballa awardEdit

Alfonso Pérez Muñoz, footballer[15]

SigningsEdit

Source: http://www.bdfutbol.com/es/t/t1999-00.html

Team Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards
Deportivo La Coruña   César Martín (Oviedo)
0
0
0
0
0
  José Manuel Colmenero (Sp. Gijón)
  Slaviša Jokanović (Tenerife)
  Manel Menéndez (Oviedo)
  Fernando Sánchez (Betis)
  Jaime Sánchez (Real Madrid)
  Víctor Sánchez (Racing Santander)
  Roy Makaay (Tenerife)
  Iván Pérez (Betis)
0
0
0
0
Barcelona   Frédéric Déhu (Lens)
0
  Jari Litmanen (Ajax)
  Simão Sabrosa (Sporting Portugal)
  Dani García (Mallorca)
0
Valencia   Daniel Fagiani (Newell's Old Boys)
  Mauricio Pellegrino (Barcelona)
  Gerardo García (Villarreal)
  Kily González (Zaragoza)
  Óscar García (Barcelona)
  Juan Sánchez (Celta)
Zaragoza   Marco Lanna (Salamanca)
  Jorge Martínez (River Plate)
  Martín Vellisca (Salamanca)
0
  Juanele Castaño (Tenerife)
0
Real Madrid   Iván Helguera (Espanyol)
  Michel Salgado (Celta)
  Júlio César Santos (Valladolid)
0
  Steve McManaman (Liverpool)
  Geremi Njitap (Gençlerbirliği)
0
0
  Nicolas Anelka (Arsenal)
  Elvir Baljić (Fenerbahçe)
  Edwin Congo (Once Caldas)
  Rolando Zárate (Terrassa)
Alavés   Martín Herrera (Ferrocarril Oeste)
0
0
  Cosmin Contra (Dinamo Bucharest)
  Dan Eggen (Celta)
  Óscar Téllez (Valencia)
  Martín Astudillo (Gimnasia Jujuy)
  Nan Ribera (Espanyol)
0
  Chus Herrera (Noja)
  Meho Kodro (Tenerife)
0
Celta   Pablo Coira (Compostela)
  Sergio Fernández (Sporting Gijón)
  Juanfran García (Valencia)
  Juan Velasco (Sevilla)
  Albert Celades (Barcelona)
  Everton Giovanella (Salamanca)
  Gustavo López (Zaragoza)
0
  Iván Kaviedes (Perugia)
  Benni McCarthy (Ajax)
  Mario Turdó (Independiente)
0
Valladolid   Manuel Tena (Real Madrid)
0
0
  Arílson Gilberto (Grêmio)
  Javi Jiménez (Real Madrid B)
  Luis Márquez (Betis)
Rayo Vallecano   Kasey Keller (Leicester)
0
0
0
  Gilmar Alberto (Zaragoza)
  Hélder Baptista (PSG)
  David Clotet (Logroñés)
  Jordi Ferrón (Barcelona B)
  Gerhard Poschner (Venezia)
0
0
0
  Dani Bouzas (Albacete)
  Manuel Canabal (Alavés)
  Martín Mandra (Ferrocarril Oeste)
  Quinzinho Silva (Porto)
Mallorca   Germán Burgos (River Plate)
0
0
0
  Armando Álvarez (Dep. La Coruña)
  Miquel Àngel Nadal (Barcelona)
  Juan Serrizuela (Lanús)
0
  Jorge Cordero (Cartagonova)
  Ardian Đokaj (Budućnost Podgorica)
  Romerito Ruiz (Xerez)
0
  Samuel Eto'o (Real Madrid)
  Iván Gabrich (Extremadura)
  Dani Güiza (Xerez)
  Jorge Quinteros (Argentinos Jrs.)
Athletic Bilbao   Tiko (Osasuna)   Sívori (Alavés)
Málaga   Pedro Contreras (Real Madrid)
0
  Roberto Rojas (Real Madrid)
  Fernando Sanz (Real Madrid)
  Kiki Musampa (Girondins)
  Awule Quaye (Ourense)
  Genilson Alves (Figueirense)
  Darío Silva (Espanyol)
Real Sociedad   Sergio Korino (Espanyol)
0
  Dmitri Khokhlov (PSV)
0
  Víctor Bonilla (Deportivo Cali)
  Edgaras Jankauskas (Brugge)
Espanyol   Pablo Cavallero (Vélez Sarsfield)
  Juan Luis Mora (Oviedo)
0
0
0
  Gerard Autet (Palamós)
  Mauro Navas (Udinese)
  Pablo Rotchen (Independiente)
  César Santis (Unión Española)
  Delio Toledo (Udinese)
0
0
  Roger García (Barcelona)
  Balázs Molnár (Zalaegerszeg)
  Toni Velamazán (Extremadura)
  Manel Martínez (Logroñés)
0
0
0
Racing Santander   Erwin Lemmens (Beveren)
0
  Marcelo Espina (Colo Colo)
0
  Javier Manjarín (Deportivo La Coruña)
  Sigurd Rushfeldt (Rosenborg)
Oviedo   Juan Carlos Unzué (Tenerife)
0
0
  Óscar Álvarez (Barcelona B)
  Mateo Corbo (River Plate (Montev.))
  Frédéric Danjou (Auxerre)
  Gert Claessens (Brugge)
0
0
  Roberto Losada (Toledo)
0
0
Numancia   Álvaro Adrián Núñez (Rentistas)
0
0
0
0
0
  Alberto Belsué (Alavés)
  Diego Jaume (Bella Vista)
  Damián Manusovich (San Lorenzo)
  Juan Ramón Muñiz (Rayo Vallecano)
  Iván Rocha (Alavés)
  Miguel Ángel Soria (Valencia)
  Tito Blanco (Albacete)
  Fabrice Moreau (Talavera)
  Txomin Nagore (Athletic Bilbao)
  Jorge Pérez (Athletic Bilbao)
  Gabriel Popescu (Valencia)
  Pacheta Rojo (Espanyol)
  Constantin Barbu (Rapid Bucureşti)
  Jorge Delgado (Shanghai Shenhua)
  Rubén Navarro (Valencia)
  Pedro Ojeda (Racing Avellaneda)
0
0
Betis   Joaquín Bornes (Recreativo Huelva)
  Diego Crosa (Newell's Old Boys)
  Miroslav Karhan (Spartak Trnava)
  Sebastián Romero (Gimnasia LP)
Atlético Madrid   Toni Jiménez (Espanyol)
0
0
  Celso Ayala (Betis)
  Joan Capdevila (Espanyol)
  Carlos Gamarra (Corinthians)
  Hugo Leal (Benfica)
  Veljko Paunović (Tenerife)
  Leonel Pilipauskas (Bella Vista)
  Jimmy Hasselbaink (Leeds)
0
0
Sevilla   Frode Olsen (Stabæk)
  Gerardo Rabajda (Puebla)
  Juanjo Valencia (Athletic Bilbao)
0
  Bakero Lemos (União Leiria)
  Alfredo Lobeiras (Sporting Gijón)
  Inti Podestá (Danubio)
  Ángel Rodríguez (Numancia)
  Marcelo Otero (Vicenza)
0
0
0

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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