1999 UEFA Super Cup

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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 Goal 35'
Stade Louis II, Monaco
Attendance: 14,461[1]
Referee: Ryszard Wójcik (Poland)[2]
Manchester United
GK 17 Netherlands Raimond van der Gouw
RB 2 England Gary Neville
CB 6 Netherlands Jaap Stam Substituted off 57'
CB 21 Norway Henning Berg
LB 12 England Phil Neville
RM 7 England David Beckham Substituted off 58'
CM 16 Republic of Ireland Roy Keane (c)
LM 18 England Paul Scholes
RF 9 England Andy Cole Substituted off 78'
CF 10 England Teddy Sheringham
LF 20 Norway Ole Gunnar Solskjær
GK 31 England Nick Culkin
DF 13 England John Curtis Substituted in 57'
MF 11 Wales Ryan Giggs
MF 33 England Mark Wilson
MF 34 England Jonathan Greening Substituted in 78'
FW 14 Netherlands Jordi Cruyff Substituted in 58'
FW 19 Trinidad and Tobago Dwight Yorke
Scotland Sir Alex Ferguson
Lazio vs Man Utd 1999-08-27.svg
GK 1 Italy Luca Marchegiani
RB 2 Italy Paolo Negro
CB 13 Italy Alessandro Nesta (c)
CB 11 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Siniša Mihajlović
LB 15 Italy Giuseppe Pancaro
RM 20 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dejan Stanković
CM 23 Argentina Juan Sebastián Verón
CM 25 Argentina Matías Almeyda
LM 18 Czech Republic Pavel Nedvěd Substituted off 66'
SS 10 Italy Roberto Mancini Substituted off 84'
CF 21 Italy Simone Inzaghi Substituted off 23'
GK 22 Italy Marco Ballotta
DF 5 Italy Giuseppe Favalli
MF 7 Portugal Sérgio Conceição
MF 14 Argentina Diego Simeone Substituted in 84'
MF 16 Italy Attilio Lombardo Substituted in 66'
FW 9 Chile Marcelo Salas Substituted in 23'
FW 19 Sweden 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[edit]


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