The scoreline against Manchester United at Craven Cottage mirrored the Old Trafford result on the opening day of the season; as Fulham went down 3-2 to the Premiership's reigning Champions.
The Boxing Day London derby didn't turn out to be a cracker like many had hoped, after Charlton frustrated Fulham at Craven Cottage.
Les Ferdinand earned a place in the record books by scoring the 10,000th goal in the history of the FA Barclaycard Premiership as Tottenham ran riot against Fulham.
Wednesday 12 December 2001
A Barry Hayles brace clinched Fulham's 2-0 victory against Everton in a bad-tempered game which saw two red cards and a number of bookings.
Fulham's resolute and impressive defensive display meant that Robbie Fowler's Leeds debut proved an anti-climax, as the £11m striker hardly got a touch all afternoon.
Fulham and fellow promoted side Bolton Wanderers play out a goalless draw at the Reebok Stadium.
Fulham striker Louis Saha ended his three-month drought in the Premiership with a spectacular goal as the Whites beat his former club Newcastle 3-1 in a pulsating match at Craven Cottage.
Goals from French duo Sylvain Legwinski and Steed Malbranque ensured Fulham took all three points in the London derby against West Ham United at Upton Park.
Fulham gained their second Premiership win of the season as two first-half goals from Steed Malbranque saw off Southampton.