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The 2000 Scottish League Cup Final was played on 19 March 2000 at Hampden Park in Glasgow and was the final of the 53rd Scottish League Cup. The final was contested by Aberdeen and Celtic. Celtic won the match 2–0, thanks to goals from Vidar Riseth and Tommy Johnson.

2000 Scottish League Cup Final
Event1999–2000 Scottish League Cup
Date19 March 2000
VenueHampden Park, Glasgow
RefereeKenny Clark
Attendance50,073
1998
2001

This was the first League Cup final in many years to be played in March, as previous finals had taken place in November; this format continued until the 2016–17 season (coincidentally the same teams would also contest that final).

The match was something of a Scandinavian affair, with Aberdeen's Danish manager Ebbe Skovdahl selecting three Norwegian players (one of whom, Thomas Solberg, was dismissed); Celtic fielded another Norwegian (Riseth, who opened the scoring) plus a Swede and a Dane. The Glasgow club's famous Swedish striker of the time, Henrik Larsson, was absent recovering from a broken leg.

Match detailsEdit

Aberdeen0 – 2Celtic
Report Riseth   15'
Johnson   58'
Attendance: 50,073
Referee: Kenny Clark

TeamsEdit

ABERDEEN :
GK   Jim Leighton (c)
RB   Mark Perry
CB   Russell Anderson
CB   Thomas Solberg   61'
LB   Jamie McAllister
RM   Paul Bernard
CM   Eoin Jess   74'
CM   Cato Guntveit   45'
LM   Andy Dow
CF   Hicham Zerouali   53'
CF   Arild Stavrum
Substitutes:
MF   Rachid Belabed   45'
MF   Andreas Mayer   74'
FW   Robbie Winters   53'
Manager:
  Ebbe Skovdahl
CELTIC :
GK   Jonathan Gould
RB   Jackie McNamara
CB   Johan Mjällby
CB   Tom Boyd (c)
LB   Stephane Mahe
RM   Vidar Riseth
CM   Morten Wieghorst
CM   Stiliyan Petrov
LM   Ľubomír Moravčík   74'
CF   Tommy Johnson   90'
CF   Mark Viduka
Substitutes:
GK   Stewart Kerr
DF   Alan Stubbs   74'
MF   Eyal Berkovic   90'
Manager:
  Kenny Dalglish