Aina screamer headlines first win of the season for Fulham over West Brom


Fulham earned their first win of the season after scoring two goals in five first-half minutes to beat fellow promoted side West Bromwich Albion 2-0 in the English Premier League on Tuesday (AEST).

Bobby De Cordova-Reid nodded in from close range for the opening goal in the 26th minute before right back Ola Aina popped up on the edge of West Brom's penalty area and fired a rising shot into the top corner.

Fulham, who came into the game with just one point from six outings on their return to the top division, also collected earned their first clean sheet with new signings Joachim Andersen and Tosin Adarabioyo paired at centre back for the first time.

West Brom are one of three teams still waiting for their first victory of the campaign and dropped to third-to-last place on three points from seven games.

Leicester City lead Leeds United 1-0 early in the first half of their match at Elland Road.

Source AAP