Date: 6th April 2016 at 11:12am
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Two wins on the bounce have eased Fulham`s relegation fears.

After narrowly beating the MK Dons on Saturday, Fulham had given themselves a four point breathing gap between themselves and the three clubs in the relegation places.

Last night, after a valiant display against Preston North End, a display that saw Fulham notch up another 2-1 win, the gap, courtesy of those below us not winning, has grown to a very comfortable seven points, almost eradicating, but not quite, those relegation fears.

Up at Deepdale last night, Fulham got off to a wonderful start when Ross McCormack was presented with a chance to increase his goals tally for the season.

McCormack wasn`t going to turn down this opportunity and rounded the Preston keeper to give Fulham a 1-0 lead.

Buoyed by the early goal, Fulham showed a resilience, in defence, that ad rarely been seen this season and it took a marvellous solo goal from Marnick Vermijl, who skipped past two defenders, to draw the home side level.

But, with the game delicately poised, it was to be our young French striker, Moussa Dembele, that was to cover himself in glory when he netted the winner.

Dembele`s goal was Fulham`s 29th on the road, more than any other Championship team has scored this season.

However, there was still a heart-in-mouth time when Jermaine Beckford could have levelled, late-on, for our hosts but his effort, from close-range, cleared the bar.

The result saw Preston North End suffer their first home defeat since January whilst also giving Fulham back-to-back wins for the first time since last October.

COYW`s