The Cottagers took a very early lead when Clint Dempsey grabbed his 12th goal of the season when he bundled home after Bryan Ruizâ€™s shot had been kept out by John Ruddy to help send the home side on their way.
Just over ten minutes later, Fulham had their advantage doubled when Damien Duff got on the end of a Dempsey through ball to curl home from just inside the area.
Fulham had some solid chances after their second despite the Canaries enjoying much more possession and eventually that turned into a glimmer of hope for the visitors when substitute Aaron Wilbraham scored his first goal in Englandâ€™s top flight.
The 32-year old struck on target in the 77th minute with the effort taking a deflection off Aaron Hughes to beat Mark Schwarzer and give Paul Lambertâ€™s side impetus to push forward late.
But Martin Jolâ€™s charges held out for a hard-fought victory to inflict a fourth defeat on Norwich in their past six outings.
TRIBAL ASKS: Despite a lapse in recent times, can Norwichâ€™s first season back in the top flight still be classified as a success? On the other hand, are Fulham capable of pushing into the top 10?
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