Ghana winger Albert Adomah scored his thirteenth league goal of the season as Aston Villa defeated Birmingham City 2-0 at the Villa Park.
Steve Bruce men dominated the away side from start to finish.
Adomah put his side in the lead on the 60th minute mark from close range.
Attacker, Hourihane doubled the home side’s lead in the 81st minute to put the game beyond the reach of Birmingham City.
Adomah was substituted in the 89th minute.
The Villans side are currently lying on the 2nd position with 59 points.