THE FRONT of the Cuban team, Onel Hernández, scored the first goal with his new club, Birmingham FC of the Football League Championship, English second division.
Avilanian’s goal opened the account for The Blues at minute 34 of the match with a cross shot, after an overflow down the left wing and with the assistance of Polish-British striker Lukas Jutkiewicz.
Birmingham added another goal when Irishman Scott Hogan finished off a loose ball in the area of modest Barnsley, bottom of the competition, after a corner charge.
The reds They discounted at minute 87 through Victor Adeboyejo, but it was not enough to prevent the victory of the Cuban’s new club, which now has 31 points in 18th place in the table with 28 goals for and 40 against.
Hernández completed a remarkable game, playing 84 minutes in which he received three fouls, completed 79 percent of the passes attempted and was very active on defense.
Birmingham’s next game will be on Tuesday 25 January against Peterborough United, occupying places at the bottom of England’s second-ranking league table.