Albert Adomah Scores In Aston Villa Win Over Birmingham City

Aston Villa have won 15 of their past 23 league outings

Aston Villa have won 15 of their past 23 league outings

Birmingham City made the short trip to Villa Park, in the hope of stalling their rivals' promotion bid which has been gathering pace thanks to six wins back-to-back in the Championship.

Steve Bruce's men earned their seventh win in a row to move into the automatic promotion spots, with Hourihane sealing the win with a stunning effort.

Bruce only returned from compassionate leave after the death of his father a day earlier, and the shed a tear as his side captured the lead on the hour mark.

As the ball was launched into the box in the last few moments of the match, the Birmingham midfielder went up for a challenge with Mile Jedinak.

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Goals from Albert Adomah and Conor Hourihane condemned the Blues to their 17th defeat of the campaign, with only Burton Albion and Nottingham Forest losing more times than Cotterill's side.

Here is a selection of the best reactions from Aston Villa fans from his first-half performance.

Aston Villa were victorious in today's second city derby against Birmingham City, thanks to two second half goals. "We have the future to take care of". "He will pick the team and we will be ready without his presence this week, but his presence is always there with the players anyway".

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