Looked very comfortable when called upon to make a save, with his aerial ability in particular shining through, although he was powerless to prevent Nolan’s equalizer.
Linked up well with Duff down the left and did well to shackle Joe Cole, who could not shake the attentions of the Norwegian.
Despite the odd nervy moment, did well in partnership with his captain Hangeland and was crucial in his side dealing with Marouane Chamakh.
Looked very solid at the back, preventing the away side from making any real impact in Fulham’s half of the pitch in the first half, although he was guilty of letting Nolan slip by him to score West Ham’s equalizer.
Had an interesting duel with Matt Jarvis down the right and largely came out on top, although he blotted his copybook somewhat as he was booked for a clumsy tackle on Diame.
A key component of Fulham’s attacking play, the Irishman set up Berbatov’s opening goal and showcased some superb passing to be a constant thorn in West Ham’s side.
Despite a caution for jumping in on Mohamed Diame in the first half, Sidwell looked solid in the tackle and safe on the ball throughout.
Played some telling passes to set his side away while contributing well in defense in what was a solid outing for the Greek until he was replaced in the 66th minute.
The star performer for Fulham on his birthday, the Bulgarian led the line well, holding the ball up well and opening the scoring with a close-range header in the first half while being a continual threat to his opponent’s goal before being replaced to a standing ovation.
Another crucial attacking outlet for the Cottagers, as he linked up well with Berbatov and popped up all over the pitch to cause West Ham’s defense numerous headaches, with his second-half goal a just reward for his fine efforts.
Was perhaps guilty of giving the ball away slightly too often, but performed well and forced Jussi Jaaskelainen into a couple of smart saves before being replaced in the 66th minute.
Could perhaps have done slightly better with Berbatov’s opener as it sailed past his defenders, but otherwise looked strong and competent between the sticks for the Hammers.
Showed flashes of what he can do with the ball at his feet, but in truth was unable to prevent Fulham attacking almost at will.
Like Reid, struggled against the twin threat of Rodallega and Berbatov and found himself unable to make any telling contributions at the back and wasted a late chance with his head.
Started well but was ripped to shreds on numerous occasions by the rampaging Duff and became increasingly frustrated as he wasted his own chances to cross from the right before being taken off in the second half.
Looked strong in the air at times but struggled to assert his authority as Berbatov and Rodallega ran riot.
Improved as the game went on after being largely outplayed in the first half, but showcased some good hold-up play and then grabbed an equalizer right at the start of the second half to give his side some hope.
Spent much of the game as a peripheral figure, although he did play a good cross in that Nolan could only head wide of the target.
Tried his luck all over the pitch as he tried to assert his authority on proceedings, but found himself well handled by Riise in the Fulham defense until he was replaced late in the game by Carroll.
Passed well at times from the center of midfield, but found himself out muscled too often by Sidwell and Karagounis and could not assert his authority.
Was engaged in an interesting battle on the left with Reither and showed flashes of what he can do but was otherwise second best in that particular exchange.
Looked incredibly isolated up front alone and offered little all game as he tried desperately to make a telling attacking contribution.
Came on for Karagounis in the 66th minute to offer some fresh legs in central midfield and did a good job in shoring up those areas.
Came on for Ruiz in the 66th minute and looked solid if unspectacular.
Was brought on for Berbatov late in the game and secured all three points for his side with a deft finish from close range.