The 23-year-old, who was widely jeered when he made his senior international debut against Israel earlier this month, produced a delightful effort from 25 yards which flew into the top corner.
Matt Derbyshire added the second from the penalty spot 10 minutes later and substitute Roque Santa Cruz netted a late header to finally end the spirited resistance of an effectively reserve Birmingham side.
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