Jan 30, 2013 at 8pm UK at ​Craven Cottage
Fulham
3-1
West HamWest Ham United
Berbatov (10'), Rodallega (49'), O'Brien (90' og.)
Sidwell (32'), Riether (58')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Nolan (48')

Result: Fulham seal back-to-back league wins

Fulham leapfrog West Ham United in the Premier League table with a 3-1 win at Craven Cottage.

Fulham have triumphed 3-1 over West Ham United in their Premier League encounter at Craven Cottage.

Fulham's Hugo Rodellega celebrates a goal against West Ham on January 30, 2013© PA Photos

Dimitar Berbatov gave Martin Jol's men the lead in the ninth minute, as he nodded home unmarked from Damien Duff's cross.

The Irish winger nearly doubled the Cottagers' lead, but his shot went just wide of Jussi Jaaskelainen's post.

Fulham went in leading at the break, but the Hammers were back on level terms three minutes after the break.

Kevin Nolan was the man who found the net after getting on the end of a near-post free kick. However, the parity did not last long, as Hugo Rodallega quickly restored the home side's advantage.

West Ham captain Nolan continued to terrorise the Fulham defence but was unable to find a way through a stubborn backline.

Mladen Petric could have sealed the points with 10 minutes remaining, but Jaaskelainen was equal to his effort.

Joey O'Brien's own goal in the last minute saved the Craven Cottage faithful from a nervy final few moments.

Fulham manager Martin Jol during the match against Tottenham on December 1, 2012
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