Football: Juventus struggle
Monday 26 July 1999
The Italians, who appeared in three consecutive European Cup finals from 1996 and reached the semi-finals last season, were forced to enter the competition after finishing only sixth in Serie A.
Hamburg, another former European champion club, won 3-2 at Basle of Switzerland to go through on the away goals rule.
UEFA INTERTOTO CUP DRAW: Semi-finals: (A) Rostselmash Rostov (Rus) v Juventus (It); (B) Rennes (Fr) v Austria Vienna (Aut); (C) West Ham United (Eng) v Heerenveen (Neth); (D) MSV Duisburg (Ger) v Montpellier (Fr); (E) Trabzonspor (Tur) v Hamburg SV (Ger); (F) Metz (Fr) v Polonia Warsaw (Pol). (First leg 28 July, second leg 4 August).
Finals: Winner match D v Winner match E; Winner match A v Winner match B; Winner match C v Winner match F. (First leg 10 August, second leg 24 August). Winners of finals qualify for first round of Uefa Cup.
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