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1999 Intercontinental Cup
Date 30 November 1999
Venue National Stadium, Toyko
Man of the Match Ryan Giggs (Man Utd)
Referee Hellmut Krug (Germany)
Attendance 53,372

The 1999 Intercontinental Cup was a football match played on 30 November 1999 between Manchester United, winners of the 1998-99 UEFA Champions League, and Palmeiras, winners of the 1999 Copa Libertadores. The match was played at the neutral venue of the National Stadium in Tokyo in front of 53,372 fans.

Manchester United won the match 1–0, the winning goal scored by their captain, Roy Keane. This was United's first and only Inter-Continental Cup triumph, having been beaten by Estudiantes in the 1968 competition. Ryan Giggs was named as man of the match.[1] Manchester United's victory made them the first and only British team to win the Intercontinental Cup.[2]

Match details

30 November 1999
19:10 UTC+9
Manchester United England 1 – 0 Brazil Palmeiras National Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance: 53,372
Referee: Hellmut Krug (Germany)
Keane Goal 35'
Manchester United
GK 1 Australia Mark Bosnich
RB 2 England Gary Neville
CB 6 Netherlands Jaap Stam
CB 27 France Mikaël Silvestre Booked in the 79th minute 79'
LB 3 Republic of Ireland Denis Irwin
RM 7 England David Beckham
CM 8 England Nicky Butt
CM 16 Republic of Ireland Roy Keane
CM 18 England Paul Scholes Substituted off in the 75th minute 75'
LM 11 Wales Ryan Giggs
CF 20 Norway Ole Gunnar Solskjær Substituted off in the 46th minute 46'
GK 26 Italy Massimo Taibi
DF 12 England Phil Neville
DF 28 England Danny Higginbotham
DF 30 England Ronnie Wallwork
MF 25 South Africa Quinton Fortune
FW 10 England Teddy Sheringham Substituted on in the 75th minute 75'
FW 19 Trinidad and Tobago Dwight Yorke Substituted on in the 46th minute 46'
Scotland Sir Alex Ferguson
Man Utd vs Palmeiras 1999-11-30.svg
GK 1 Brazil Marcos
RB 2 Paraguay Francisco Arce
CB 3 Brazil Júnior Baiano
CB 4 Brazil Roque Júnior
LB 6 Brazil Júnior
DM 5 Brazil César Sampaio
DM 15 Brazil Galeano Substituted off in the 54th minute 54'
AM 10 Brazil Alex Booked in the 28th minute 28'
AM 11 Brazil Zinho
CF 20 Colombia Faustino Asprilla Substituted off in the 56th minute 56'
CF 7 Brazil Paulo Nunes Substituted off in the 77th minute 77'
GK 21 Brazil Sérgio
DF 18 Brazil Cléber
DF 13 Brazil Tiago Silva
MF 8 Brazil Rogério
FW 9 Brazil Oséas Substituted on in the 56th minute 56'
FW 19 Brazil Euller Substituted on in the 77th minute 77'
FW 17 Brazil Evair Substituted on in the 54th minute 54'
Brazil Luiz Felipe Scolari

Man of the Match:
Wales Ryan Giggs (Manchester United)

Assistant referees:
South Korea Jeon Young-Hyun
Japan Yoshikazu Hiroshima
Fourth official:
Japan Masayoshi Okada

See also




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