Fulham hit Crystal Palace for four

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Martin Jol's Fulham piled more misery on Crystal Palace by scoring four past the Eagles at Selhurst Park.

Pajtim Kasami's outstanding volley cancelled out Adrian Mariappa's seventh minute opener - before Steve Sidwell handed the advantage back to the west London side.

Fulham duo Dimitar Berbatov and Philippe Senderos completed the rout during the second half to the ease pressure off of Jol.

Palace took the lead when Mariappa met a cross from fellow summer signing Jason Puncheon before nodding home from close range.

However Palace's lead lasted just 12 minutes as Fulham's Kasami scored one of the early contenders for the Premier League's goal of the season award.

The 21-year-old controlled a long pass from Sascha Riether on his chest before unleashing an unstoppable volley from just inside the penalty area.

Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni was left clutching at thin air before having to pick the ball out of the net for the 14th time this season.

Fulham scored another tremendous goal just before half-time when Sidwell lashed a world-class volley past the helpless Speroni from 20 yards.

Berbatov ensured his side travelled back to west London with the three points by latching onto a Kieran Richardson corner in the 50th minute - before Senderos scored Fulham's fourth moments later.

The win sees Fulham move three points clear of the relegation zone, while the Eagles remain second from bottom.

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