Aston Villa 2-0 Birmingham: Derby win moves Steve Bruce's side up to second
A magnificent seven league wins in a row for Villa, who shot down city rivals Birmingham with second-half strikes from Albert Adomah and Conor Hourihane.
The priority for the hosts, under Steve Bruce, is a return to the Premier League.
But that can wait for another day. This was a joyous afternoon for the home supporters, on which local bragging rights were emphatically grabbed – although it took some time to get there.
There was even the added bonus of a red card, when Cheikh N’Doye picked up a second yellow in injury-time after an outbreak of handbags with John Terry.
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