Bobby Zamora's brace helped Fulham secure a deserved victory over Blackpool and edged the Cottagers closer to Barclays Premier League safety.
The 30-year-old striker had been a doubt due to illness in the build-up but made his mark with a first-half double in west London. Zamora smashed home a 23rd-minute opener after a wayward James Beattie pass for his first goal since August and did not have to wait long for his second as he nodded in a Damien Duff free-kick five minutes later.
Dickson Etuhu wrapped up the points in the 72nd minute, tapping home from close range to secure Fulham's fifth home win in six matches.
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