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Fulham boss Jol blames fatigue on Norwich stalemate

Fulham boss Martin Jol blamed fatigue for their 0-0 draw with Norwich City.

Jol had his preparations hampered by players coming back late from international duty and also a virus hitting the squad.

"Bryan Ruiz only came to us yesterday at the hotel, Stanislav Manolev was not even here, he was in London and had to come up in a cab this morning," Jol said.

"Sascha Riether had to leave [with illness], Chris Baird also had the same problem with a bug, and so we had two players making their debuts.

"We lacked a bit of momentum and tempo, so we could not hurt them, especially in the first half."

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