1998–99 Udinese Calcio season

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Udinese Calcio
1998–99 season
Chairman Giampaolo Pozzo
Manager Francesco Guidolin
Serie A 6th
Coppa Italia Quarter Finals
Top goalscorer Márcio Amoroso (22)

Udinese Calcio only faded a little bit compared to its club record-breaking 1997–98 season, in which it finished third in Serie A. With topscorer Oliver Bierhoff, midfielder Thomas Helveg and coach Alberto Zaccheroni all departing for Milan, Udinese was looking to be on the back foot prior to the start of the season.

Márcio Amoroso proved to be a worthy replacement for Bierhoff, with 22 goals following increased responsibility. With this, Amoroso became topscorer himself, and departed for Parma, with a substantial sum being paid by the Parmesans.

The highlight of Udinese's season was the qualification for the 1999–2000 UEFA Cup, which was clinched in a so-called spareggio against Juventus, since the clubs were tied on points for sixth. Thanks to a goalless draw at home, and Paolo Poggi's equaliser in Turin, Udinese clinched the sixth place and the UEFA Cup slot.






Serie A[edit]


UEFA Cup Playoffs[edit]

(Udinese qualified for the 1999–2000 UEFA Cup by the virtue of more away goals scored. Udinese therefore declared sixth in the league standings).

Top scorers[edit]