1999 UEFA Super Cup

1999 UEFA Super Cup
Date 27 August 1999
Venue Stade Louis II, Monaco
Man of the Match Juan Sebastián Verón (Lazio)[1]
Referee Ryszard Wójcik (Poland)[2]
Attendance 14,461[1]

The 1999 UEFA Super Cup was a football match played on 27 August 1999 between the 1998–99 UEFA Champions League winners, Manchester United, and Lazio, winners of the 1998–99 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup.

Against the odds, Lazio won the match 1–0, the winning goal coming from Chilean striker Marcelo Salas in the 35th minute. The match was played at the neutral venue of the Stade Louis II in Monaco in front of 14,461 fans.

This was the last Super Cup contested by the winners of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, as the tournament was discontinued after the 1998–99 season. Since 2000, it has been contested by the winners of the UEFA Champions League and the winners of the UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League.


The Stade Louis II in Monaco has been the venue for the UEFA Super Cup since 1998.[1] It was built in 1985, and is also the home of AS Monaco, who play in the French league system.


Team Qualification Previous participation (bold indicates winners)
England Manchester United 1998–99 UEFA Champions League winners 1991
Italy Lazio 1998–99 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup winners None



27 August 1999
20:45 CEST
Manchester United England 0–1 Italy Lazio
Report Salas  35'
Stade Louis II, Monaco
Attendance: 14,461[1]
Referee: Ryszard Wójcik (Poland)[2]
Manchester United
GK 17Netherlands Raimond van der Gouw
RB 2 England Gary Neville
CB 6 Netherlands Jaap Stam  57'
CB 21Norway Henning Berg
LB 12England Phil Neville
RM 7 England David Beckham  58'
CM 16Republic of Ireland Roy Keane (c)
LM 18England Paul Scholes
RF 9 England Andy Cole  78'
CF 10England Teddy Sheringham
LF 20Norway Ole Gunnar Solskjær
GK 31England Nick Culkin
DF 13England John Curtis  57'
MF 11Wales Ryan Giggs
MF 33England Mark Wilson
MF 34England Jonathan Greening  78'
FW 14Netherlands Jordi Cruyff  58'
FW 19Trinidad and Tobago Dwight Yorke
Scotland Sir Alex Ferguson
GK 1 Italy Luca Marchegiani
RB 2 Italy Paolo Negro
CB 13Italy Alessandro Nesta (c)
CB 11Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Siniša Mihajlović
LB 15Italy Giuseppe Pancaro
RM 20Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dejan Stanković
CM 23Argentina Juan Sebastián Verón
CM 25Argentina Matías Almeyda
LM 18Czech Republic Pavel Nedvěd  66'
SS 10Italy Roberto Mancini  84'
CF 21Italy Simone Inzaghi  23'
GK 22Italy Marco Ballotta
DF 5 Italy Giuseppe Favalli
MF 7 Portugal Sérgio Conceição
MF 14Argentina Diego Simeone  84'
MF 16Italy Attilio Lombardo  66'
FW 9 Chile Marcelo Salas  23'
FW 19Sweden Kennet Andersson
Sweden Sven-Göran Eriksson

Man of the Match:
Argentina Juan Sebastián Verón (Lazio)[1]

Assistant referees:
Poland Jacek Pocięgiel (Poland)[2]
Poland Eugeniusz Koczar (Poland)[2]
Fourth official:
Poland Tomasz Mikulski (Poland)[2]

Match rules

See also


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "Match Press Kit (2009)" (PDF). Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). p. 18. Retrieved 1 June 2012.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "Manchester United v Lazio official colour teamsheet 27/08/1999 Super Cup". Collectsoccer.com. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
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