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The 1999–2000 Primeira Liga was the 66th season of top-tier football in Portugal. The competition was renamed Campeonato Nacional da Primeira Liga (National Championship of the First League), Primeira Liga for short, after the Portuguese League for Professional Football took control of the two top nationwide leagues in 1999. It started on 20 August 1999 and ended on 14 May 2000. The league was contested by 18 clubs with Porto as the defending champions.

Primeira Liga
Season1999–2000
ChampionsSporting CP
17th title
RelegatedVitória de Setúbal
Rio Ave
Santa Clara
UEFA Champions LeagueSporting CP (first group stage)
Porto (third qualifying round)
UEFA CupBenfica (first round)
Boavista (qualifying round)
Matches played306
Goals scored739 (2.42 per match)
Top goalscorerMário Jardel
(38 goals)
Biggest home winPorto 5–0 Farense
(20 December 1999)
Biggest away winRio Ave 0–5 Santa Clara
(26 September 1999)
Highest scoringBenfica 6–2 Farense
(20 February 2000)
Longest winning run4 games[1]
Boavista
Sporting CP
Longest unbeaten run12 games[1]
Sporting CP
Longest winless run8 games[1]
Rio Ave
Vitória de Guimarães
Longest losing run5 games[1]
Campomaiorense
1998–99 (Primeira Divisão)

Sporting won their first Championship in 18 years (since 1981–82) and qualified for the 2000–01 UEFA Champions League first group stage, along with Porto, who qualified for the third qualifying round. Benfica, Boavista, qualified for the UEFA Cup; in opposite, Vitória de Setúbal, Rio Ave and Santa Clara were relegated to the Segunda Liga. Mário Jardel was the top scorer with 38 goals.

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Promotion and relegationEdit

Teams relegated to Segunda LigaEdit

Beira-Mar, Chaves and Académica, were consigned to the Liga de Honra following their final classification in 1998-99 season.

Teams promoted from Liga de HonraEdit

The other three teams were replaced by Gil Vicente, Belenenses and Santa Clara from the Liga de Honra.

TeamsEdit

[2]

Location of teams in Madeira in the 1999–2000 Primeira Liga
Location of teams in Azores in the 1999–2000 Primeira Liga

Personnel and kitsEdit

Team Manager[3] Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Alverca   António Veloso   Hugo Costa Saillev Somague
Belenenses   Vítor Oliveira   Wilson Umbro Montepio Geral
Benfica   Jupp Heynckes   João Pinto Adidas Telecel
Boavista   Jaime Pacheco   Paulo Sousa Diadora Montepio Geral
Braga   Manuel Cajuda   José Barroso Umbro Recheio
Campomaiorense   Carlos Manuel   Paulo Sérgio Reebok Delta Cafés
Estrela da Amadora   Jorge Jesus   Joaquim Rebelo Lotto Gelpeixe
Farense   Ismael Díaz   Hajry Redouane Saillev Pingo Doce
Gil Vicente   Álvaro Magalhães   Jorge Casquilha Patrick Grupo FM Magalhães
Leiria   Manuel José   Luís Bilro Sporito Armazéns Madiver
Marítimo   Nelo Vingada   Carlos Jorge Saillev Hiper Sá
Porto   Fernando Santos   Jorge Costa Kappa Revigrés
Rio Ave   Carlos Brito   Augusto Gama Fila Vila do Conde
Salgueiros   Vítor Manuel   Jorge Silva Umbro Nuelmos
Santa Clara   Manuel Fernandes   Paulo Figueiredo Umbro Sol-Mar
Sporting CP   Augusto Inácio   Pedro Barbosa Reebok Telecel
Vitória de Guimarães   António Valença   Fernando Meira Adidas Bayer Milraz
Vitória de Setúbal   Rui Águas   Hélio Sousa Saillev None

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Sporting CP   Mirko Jozić Resigned 7 June 1999[4] Pre-season   Giuseppe Materazzi 16 June 1999[5]
Sporting CP   Giuseppe Materazzi Sacked 27 September 1999[6][7] 4th   Augusto Inácio 4 October 1999
Salgueiros   Dito 7 November 1999 13th   Vítor Manuel 10 November 1999[8]
Farense   João Alves 5 December 1999 16th   Nicolau Vaqueiro 12 December 1999
Farense   Nicolau Vaqueiro 8 January 2000 16th   Jorge Portela 16 January 2000
Vitória de Setúbal   Carlos Cardoso 8 January 2000 17th   Rui Águas 16 January 2000
Farense   Jorge Portela 29 January 2000 15th   Ismael Díaz 6 February 2000
Vitória de Guimarães   Quinito 24 April 2000 6th   António Valença 30 April 2000

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Sporting CP (C) 34 23 8 3 57 22 +35 77 Qualification to UEFA Champions League first group stage
2 Porto 34 22 7 5 66 26 +40 73 Qualification to UEFA Champions League third qualifying round
3 Benfica 34 21 6 7 58 33 +25 69 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round
4 Boavista 34 16 7 11 40 31 +9 55 Qualification to UEFA Cup qualifying round
5 Gil Vicente 34 14 11 9 48 34 +14 53
6 Marítimo 34 13 11 10 42 36 +6 50
7 Vitória de Guimarães 34 14 6 14 48 43 +5 48
8 Estrela da Amadora 34 10 15 9 40 35 +5 45
9 Braga 34 12 7 15 44 45 −1 43
10 Leiria 34 10 12 12 31 35 −4 42
11 Alverca 34 11 8 15 39 48 −9 41
12 Belenenses 34 9 13 12 36 38 −2 40
13 Campomaiorense 34 10 6 18 31 51 −20 36
14 Farense 34 8 11 15 35 60 −25 35
15 Salgueiros 34 9 7 18 30 49 −19 34
16 Vitória de Setúbal (R) 34 9 6 19 25 49 −24 33[a] Relegation to Segunda Liga
17 Rio Ave (R) 34 8 9 17 34 54 −20 33[b]
18 Santa Clara (R) 34 7 10 17 35 50 −15 31
Updated to match(es) played on 14 May 2000. Source: Infordesporto
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Vitória de Setúbal: 4 points
  2. ^ Rio Ave: 1 point

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away[1] ALV BEL BEN BOA BRA CPM EST FAR GVI MAR POR RAV SAL STC SCP ULE VGU VSE
Alverca 1–1 3–1 1–0 3–2 1–0 0–1 0–1 4–2 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–0 0–1 2–1 0–0 2–1 0–1
Belenenses 4–2 0–0 1–1 0–3 2–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–1 2–1 3–1 0–1 1–0 2–0 0–1
Benfica 3–2 2–3 1–1 2–1 2–0 2–0 6–2 3–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 3–2 3–0 3–0
Boavista 2–0 1–0 1–1 2–2 2–1 1–2 2–1 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–0 2–1 2–1 0–1 0–1 2–0 1–0
Braga 3–1 0–0 3–2 1–0 4–1 0–1 1–0 0–0 1–2 0–1 0–1 2–0 3–1 0–2 0–2 2–4 3–0
Campomaiorense 0–0 2–1 2–4 0–1 2–4 2–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–0 0–2 2–0 2–1 0–1
Estrela da Amadora 3–0 0–3 3–0 1–2 3–3 3–0 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–2 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–2 3–0
Farense 1–2 2–1 0–1 0–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–3 1–0 3–3 4–0 3–2 2–2 0–3 2–1 2–1 0–0
Gil Vicente 2–2 1–1 0–2 1–3 0–0 3–0 2–2 4–0 5–1 2–1 4–0 2–0 3–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–0
Marítimo 3–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–2 3–0 1–0 2–1 5–2 0–1 0–0 0–2 0–0 1–1 1–0
Porto 0–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 3–0 2–0 2–1 5–0 2–0 3–2 4–1 2–0 1–0 3–0 4–2 2–1 4–1
Rio Ave 2–0 3–0 1–1 2–1 2–0 1–0 0–1 1–1 3–1 0–2 2–2 4–1 0–5 1–2 0–0 1–1 1–1
Salgueiros 0–2 0–0 1–2 1–3 1–1 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–0 0–4 1–1 2–0 0–4 3–0 0–1 1–0
Santa Clara 4–3 1–0 0–3 0–1 1–2 2–2 1–1 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–2 1–0 0–0 2–2 1–1 3–2 2–1
Sporting CP 1–1 1–0 0–1 2–0 2–0 1–0 1–1 3–1 1–1 4–2 2–0 2–1 2–0 4–1 2–0 1–0 2–1
União de Leiria 3–0 1–0 2–1 0–0 3–0 1–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–1 0–1 0–0 1–4 3–2 1–1 1–0 0–0
Vitória de Guimarães 1–0 4–2 2–1 2–0 1–0 4–1 1–0 3–0 1–0 1–3 1–1 2–1 2–2 2–1 1–2 0–1 4–0
Vitória de Setúbal 1–0 0–2 1–2 2–1 0–2 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–1 4–2 1–4 2–0 1–2 1–0 1–2 0–0 1–1

Source: Foradejogo (Portuguese)
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals[9]
1   Mário Jardel Porto 38
2   Alberto Acosta Sporting CP 22
3   Gaúcho Estrela da Amadora 21
4   Nuno Gomes Benfica 18
5   Brandão Vitória de Guimarães 16
6   Mariano Toedtli Marítimo 13
7   Hugo Henrique Rio Ave 12
8   Lucian Marinescu Farense 11
  Whelliton Boavista 11
10   Edmilson Vitória de Guimarães 10
  Maniche Benfica 10
  Odair Braga 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "1999–2000 Primeira Liga streaks". Whoscored. Retrieved 11 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Teams". Footballzz.
  3. ^ "Treinadores". Infordesporto. Archived from the original on 19 May 2001. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Mirko Jozic abandona o Sporting". Record (in Portuguese). 7 June 1999. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  5. ^ Filipe, Carlos; Queiroz, Manuel (16 June 1999). "O seu lema é o trabalho". Público (in Portuguese). Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Allenatori lo Sporting Lisbona esonera Materazzi". La Nuova Sardegna (in Italian). 28 September 1999. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  7. ^ "Beckham to be quizzed about this behaviour". New Straits Times. Google News Archive. 29 September 1999. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  8. ^ "Vítor Manuel sucede a Dito no Salgueiros". Record (in Portuguese). 10 November 1999. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  9. ^ "Goleadores – Top 100". Infordesporto (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 19 May 2001. Retrieved 28 January 2015.

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