The 1998–99 Serie A title was AC Milan won their 16th Scudetto, led by coach Alberto Zaccheroni. Lazio finished second, losing the title on the last day. Inter with an often injured or rested Ronaldo had a disastrous season, finishing in 8th position, whereas Juventus impressive start was cut short by a bad injury to Alessandro Del Piero, and they wound up having an unimpressive season.
Source: Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored. 1Udinese gained entry to the 1999–2000 UEFA Cup after tie-break against Juventus. 2Bologna gained entry to the 1999–2000 UEFA Cup after tie-break against Internazionale. 3Perugia gained entry to the UEFA Intertoto Cup 1999 after the renounce of several teams. 4 2 points deducted. (C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished: (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.