The Merseyside outfit were impressive right from the whistle, starting the encounter on the front-foot, which eventually resulted in a well-worked goal by Steven Pienaar.
Despite controlling the majority of the game, Everton's failure to increase their lead gave Fulham moments of snatching an equaliser, but it wasn't to be for the visitors as the Toffees wrapped up all three points.
Read how the match unfolded in out minute-by-minute commentary below.
Everton: Mucha, Hibbert, Heitinga, Oviedo, Naismith, Barkley, Duffy
Fulham: Etheridge, Hughes, Frimpong, Duff, Frei, Rodallega, Petric