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Van der Vaart eyes top-four finish

April 22, 2013
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
New Hamburg captain Rafael van der Vaart believes "everything is possible" after the 2-1 victory over Fortuna Dusseldorf left them two points behind the Champions League places.

A run of three straight defeats had left Hamburg struggling to remain in European contention, but back-to-back 2-1 wins over Mainz and Dusseldorf have put them back on track.

Ahead of their game at fourth-placed Schalke, Van der Vaart talked up the possibility of breaking into Europe's elite competition.
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