Rafael van der Vaart fearing relegation

January 27, 2014
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent

Hamburg captain Rafael van der Vaart says the club will be relegated if performances do not improve after a 3-0 home defeat to Schalke left them third from bottom.

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Hamburg, the only club to have remained in the Bundesliga throughout its 51-season history, currently sit 16th, in the relegation playoff spot, after results conspired against them at the weekend.

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