Fulham remain very much in the hunt for a place in the Europa League final after holding Hamburg to a goalless draw with a strong defensive display at the Hamburg Arena.
Jonathan Pitroipa's second-half strike was well-saved by Mark Schwarzer, who, along with Brede Hangeland and Aaron Hughes, played well to keep a strong Hamburg side at bay.
Fulham rarely looked like grabbing a vital away goal but they will be content to return to Craven Cottage with a 0-0 draw ahead of next week's second leg.
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