1999–2000 FC Barcelona season

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1999-2000 season
President Josep Lluís Núñez
Manager Louis van Gaal
La Liga 2nd
Supercopa de España Runners-up
Copa del Rey Semi-finals
Champions League Semi-finals
Top goalscorer League: Kluivert (15)
All: Kluivert, Rivaldo (23)
Home colours
Away colours

FC Barcelona did not repeat its successful season in 1998–99, and fell back to second in La Liga, as well as knocked out of the Champions League in the semi-finals. Barcelona did not perform well in the mid season and lost the league title to Deportivo La Coruña just 5 points behind and Louis van Gaal was let go by the club, with former Real Betis coach Lorenzo Serra Ferrer taking over after 1999-2000 season. Despite trophyless season, the side managed to reach the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League, where it lost to eventual runners up Valencia.


Squad at end of season[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Netherlands GK Ruud Hesp
2 Netherlands DF Michael Reiziger
3 France DF Frédéric Déhu
4 Spain MF Josep Guardiola (captain)
5 Spain DF Abelardo Fernández
6 Netherlands MF Ronald de Boer
7 Portugal MF Luís Figo
8 Netherlands MF Phillip Cocu
9 Netherlands FW Patrick Kluivert
10 Finland MF Jari Litmanen
11 Brazil MF Rivaldo
12 Spain DF Sergi Barjuán
14 Nigeria MF Emmanuel Amunike
No. Position Player
17 Netherlands DF Winston Bogarde
19 Spain FW Dani García
20 Portugal MF Simão Sabrosa
21 Spain MF Luis Enrique
22 Netherlands DF Frank de Boer
23 Netherlands MF Boudewijn Zenden
25 Spain GK Francesc Arnau
26 Spain MF Xavi Hernández
28 Spain MF Gabri García
29 Spain MF Mario Rosas
31 Spain MF Nano
32 Spain DF Carles Puyol
37 Spain MF Sergio Santamaría




Champions League[edit]

First group stage[edit]

Second group stage[edit]