Blues Reserves unbeaten run came to end with an away defeat against local rivals Aston Villa on Wednesday night.

Marc Albrighton's goal after half-an-hour gave Villa a 1-0 half time lead and an Andreas Weimann goal and a Nathan Delfouneso brace after the break earned Kevin MacDonald's top-of-the-table side a comfortable 4-0 win at Villa Park.

Aston Villa Res: Bevan, Lichaj, Bouma, Hogg, Clark, Davies, Albrighton, Salifou, Delfouneso, Weimann, Bannan. Subs: Forrester, Collins, O'Halloran, Hofbauer.

Blues Res: Doyle, Ozturk, Murphy, Sammons, Queudrue, Kerr, O'Shea, Mutch, Jervis, Shroot, Asante. Subs: Butland, Rowe, Hronec, Ntambwe, Redmond.

Blues Reserves Fixtures/Results