Tom Cairney ended a 3324 day wait for a Premier League goal by opening the scoring in Fulham’s 2-0 win over Everton on Saturday.
Goals from Cairney and the on-loan Ryan Babel sealed an impressive 2-0 win for Scott Parker’s side, with the already-relegated West Londoners causing an upset against the in-form Merseyside club.
Fulham’s relegation was confirmed with defeat at Watford last time out but they ended a run of nine straight defeats with victory, and ended the three-game winning streak of Marco Silva’s visitors.
The win was just Fulham’s fifth of the league season, with club captain Cairney ending a long wait for a top-flight goal with the opener.
The 28-year-old scored what was just the second Premier League goal of his career and the first since ironically scoring against Everton for Hull City in 2010.
Dutch forward Babel, who spent four years at Liverpool, scored Fulham’s second and sealed a deserved win at Craven Cottage.
3324 – Tom Cairney has scored his first Premier League goal for Fulham, with his last strike in the competition coming 3324 days ago with Hull – also against Everton. Gap. #FULEVE
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 13, 2019