1999–2000 Serie A

The 1999–2000 Serie A (known as the Serie A TIM for sponsorship reasons) was the 98th season of top-tier Italian football, the 68th in a round-robin tournament. It was contested by 18 teams.

Serie A
Season1999–2000
ChampionsLazio
2nd title
RelegatedTorino
Venezia
Cagliari
Piacenza
Champions LeagueLazio
Juventus
Milan
Internazionale
UEFA CupParma
Roma
Fiorentina
Intertoto CupUdinese
Matches played306
Goals scored764 (2.5 per match)
Top goalscorerAndriy Shevchenko
(24 goals)
Serie A 1999-2000 team distribution

By late March, Juventus topped the table by nine points over Lazio with only eight games remaining, but they lost to Milan, to Lazio at the Stadio delle Alpi, and to Hellas Verona, with Lazio only dropping two points, against Fiorentina.[1] Lazio won the title on the final day of the season when Juventus lost their match against Perugia 1–0 on an almost flooded pitch, while Lazio comfortably beat Reggina 3–0 at home at the Stadio Olimpico.[1][2]

TeamsEdit

Hellas Verona, Torino, Lecce and Reggina had been promoted from Serie B.

Personnels and SponsoringEdit

Team Head Coach Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Bari   Eugenio Fascetti Lotto TELE +
Bologna   Sergio Buso
  Francesco Guidolin
Macron Granarolo
Cagliari   Óscar Tabárez
  Renzo Ulivieri
Biemme Pecorino Sardo
Fiorentina   Giovanni Trapattoni Fila Nintendo
Internazionale   Marcelo Lippi Nike Pirelli
Juventus   Carlo Ancelotti Kappa D+ Liberta Digitale
Lazio   Sven-Göran Eriksson Puma Cirio
Lecce   Alberto Cavasin Asics Banca 121 (Banca del Salento)
Milan   Alberto Zaccheroni Adidas Opel
Parma   Alberto Malesani Champion Parmalat
Perugia   Carlo Mazzone Galex Daewoo
Piacenza   Luigi Simoni
  Maurizio Bragin
Lotto Copra
Roma   Fabio Capello Kappa INA Assitalia
Reggina   Franco Colomba Asics Caffe Mauro
Torino   Emiliano Mondonico Kelme SDA
Udinese   Luigi De Canio Diadora Telit
Venezia   Luciano Spalletti
  Giuseppe Materazzi
  Francesco Oddo
Kelme Emmezeta
Hellas Verona   Cesare Prandelli Errea Salumi Marsili

Number of teams by regionEdit

Region Number of teams Teams
1   Emilia-Romagna 3 Bologna, Parma and Piacenza
2   Apulia 2 Bari and Lecce
  Lazio 2 Lazio and Roma
  Lombardy 2 Internazionale and Milan
  Piedmont 2 Juventus and Torino
  Veneto 2 Venezia and Hellas Verona
7   Calabria 1 Reggina
  Friuli-Venezia Giulia 1 Udinese
  Sardinia 1 Cagliari
  Tuscany 1 Fiorentna
  Umbria 1 Perugia

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Lazio (C) 34 21 9 4 64 33 +31 72 Qualification to Champions League first group stage
2 Juventus 34 21 8 5 46 20 +26 71
3 Milan 34 16 13 5 65 40 +25 61 Qualification to Champions League third qualifying round
4 Internazionale[a] 34 17 7 10 58 36 +22 58
5 Parma 34 16 10 8 52 37 +15 58 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round
6 Roma 34 14 12 8 57 34 +23 54
7 Fiorentina[b] 34 13 12 9 48 38 +10 51
8 Udinese 34 13 11 10 55 45 +10 50 Qualification to Intertoto Cup third round
9 Hellas Verona 34 10 13 11 40 45 −5 43
10 Perugia[c] 34 12 6 16 36 52 −16 42 Qualification to Intertoto Cup second round
11 Bologna 34 9 13 12 32 39 −7 40[d]
12 Reggina 34 9 13 12 31 42 −11 40[d]
13 Lecce 34 10 10 14 33 49 −16 40[d]
14 Bari 34 10 9 15 34 48 −14 39
15 Torino (R) 34 8 12 14 35 47 −12 36 Relegation to Serie B
16 Venezia (R) 34 6 8 20 30 60 −30 26
17 Cagliari (R) 34 3 13 18 29 54 −25 22
18 Piacenza (R) 34 4 9 21 19 45 −26 21
Source: Serie A, RSSSF.com, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Goal difference; 5) Goals scored; 6) Draw. (Note: Head-to-head record is used only after all the matches between the teams in question have been played).[3]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Internazionale entered the 2000–01 UEFA Champions League after winning the UEFA Champions League qualification match against Parma.
  2. ^ Fiorentina gained entry to the 2000–01 UEFA Cup as both 1999–2000 Coppa Italia finalists had qualified for the 2000–01 UEFA Champions League.
  3. ^ Perugia gained entry to the 2000 UEFA Intertoto Cup as Hellas Verona had declined to enter.
  4. ^ a b c REG: 9 pts; BOL: 4 pts → BOL 2–0 LEC; LEC: 4 pts → LEC 1–1 BOL

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BAR BOL CAG FIO INT JUV LAZ LCE MIL PAR PER PIA REG ROM TOR UDI VEN VER
Bari 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 3–1 1–1 0–1 0–2 3–2 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 3–0 1–1
Bologna 1–0 1–0 0–0 3–0 0–2 2–3 2–0 2–3 1–0 2–1 0–0 0–1 1–0 0–0 2–1 1–1 0–0
Cagliari 2–3 2–2 1–1 0–2 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–3 2–1 3–0 0–1 1–0 1–1 0–3 1–1 0–1
Fiorentina 1–0 2–2 2–0 2–1 1–1 3–3 3–0 2–1 0–2 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–3 1–1 1–1 3–0 4–1
Internazionale 3–0 1–1 2–1 0–4 1–2 1–1 6–0 1–2 5–1 5–0 2–1 1–1 2–1 1–1 3–0 3–0 3–0
Juventus 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–0 3–1 1–0 3–0 1–0 1–1 2–1 3–2 4–1 1–0 1–0
Lazio 3–1 3–1 2–1 2–0 2–2 0–0 4–2 4–4 0–0 1–0 2–0 3–0 2–1 3–0 2–1 3–2 4–0
Lecce 1–0 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–0 2–0 0–1 2–2 0–0 0–1 0–1 2–1 0–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 2–1
Milan 4–1 4–0 2–2 1–1 1–2 2–0 2–1 2–2 2–1 3–1 1–0 2–2 2–2 2–0 4–0 3–0 3–3
Parma 2–1 1–1 3–1 0–4 1–1 1–1 1–2 4–1 1–0 1–2 1–0 3–0 2–0 4–1 0–0 3–1 3–0
Perugia 1–2 3–2 3–0 1–2 1–2 1–0 0–2 2–2 0–3 1–1 2–0 2–1 2–2 1–0 0–5 2–1 0–0
Piacenza 2–1 0–0 1–1 2–0 1–3 0–2 0–2 1–1 0–1 1–2 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–2 0–1 2–2 1–0
Reggina 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–2 0–1 0–2 0–0 2–1 1–2 2–2 1–1 1–0 0–4 2–1 0–0 1–0 1–1
Roma 3–1 2–0 2–2 4–0 0–0 0–1 4–1 3–2 1–1 0–0 3–1 2–1 0–2 1–0 1–1 5–0 3–1
Torino 3–1 2–1 1–1 1–0 0–1 0–0 2–4 1–2 2–2 2–2 0–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 0–1 2–1 0–3
Udinese 5–1 2–1 5–2 1–1 3–0 1–1 0–3 2–1 1–2 0–1 2–1 3–0 3–2 0–2 0–0 5–2 3–3
Venezia 0–1 0–1 3–0 2–1 1–0 0–4 2–0 0–0 1–0 0–2 1–2 0–0 2–0 1–3 2–2 1–1 2–2
Hellas Verona 0–1 0–0 2–0 2–2 1–2 2–0 1–0 2–0 0–0 4–3 2–0 1–0 1–1 2–2 0–1 2–2 1–0
Source: lega-calcio.it (in Italian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

UEFA Champions League qualificationEdit

Internazionale3–1Parma
Baggio   35'73'
Zamorano   89'
Stanić   69'

Internazionale qualified to 2000–01 UEFA Champions League's third qualifying round, while Parma qualified to the 2000–01 UEFA Cup first round.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Andriy Shevchenko Milan 24
2   Gabriel Batistuta Fiorentina 23
3   Hernán Crespo Parma 22
4   Marco Ferrante Torino 18
  Vincenzo Montella Roma
6   Filippo Inzaghi Juventus 15
  Cristiano Lucarelli Lecce
  Giuseppe Signori Bologna
9   Christian Vieri Internazionale 13
10   Roberto Muzzi Udinese 12
  Marcelo Salas Lazio
12   Oliver Bierhoff Milan 11
  Mohamed Kallon Reggina
  Marco Delvecchio Roma
  Nicola Amoruso Perugia
16   Álvaro Recoba Internazionale 10

References and sourcesEdit

  • Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Newman, Blair (30 March 2015). "How Sven-Goran Eriksson's Lazio won the great Serie A title race of 1999-2000". The Guardian. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  2. ^ Sutherland, Ben (9 October 2019). "Typhoon Hagibis: When the weather changed a sporting result". BBC Sport. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  3. ^ Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005 "Norme organizzative interne della F.I.G.C. - Art. 51.6" (PDF) (in Italian). Italian Football Federation. 12 September 2018. Retrieved 11 November 2018.

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