1998â€“99 UEFA Cup
The UEFA Cup 1998/99 was the 28th edition of the competition and was won by Parma after the Italians were able to defeat the French club Olympique Marseille in the final at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow 3-0. For the club it was the second UEFA Cup victory in 1995.
German participants were of FC Schalke 04 ( eliminated in the first round ), Bayer 04 Leverkusen, VfB Stuttgart and Werder Bremen (all 2nd round). For Austria SK Rapid Wien (1st round ) and Grazer AK went (2nd round ) at the start that Switzerland was represented by Servette Geneva ( first round ) and Grasshopper Club Zurich and FC Zurich (both 3rd round ).
Entitled to participate were all the clubs who had occupied one of the matters governed by the UEFA five year ranking UEFA Cup places in the past to end the season, the remaining participants were played in two qualifying rounds. The competition was held in six rounds, in home and away matches. In Torgleichstand initially decided the number of away goals scored, then an extension has been reached no decision on this after two periods of 15 minutes was followed by a penalty shoot-out, until the winner was determined. As in the previous three clubs on the UEFA Intertoto Cup could again qualify for the first round.
First qualifying round
Second qualifying round
FC Valencia, Werder Bremen and FC Bologna qualified via the UEFA Intertoto Cup 1998 for the first round.
Top scorers (including qualifying rounds ) were Darko Kovačević and Enrico Chiesa, each with eight goals. Information without the two qualifying rounds