Roma beats Lecce 2-1; Dortmund defeats Cologne

David Pizarro marked his return to the first team under new Roma coach Vincenzo Montella by converting a 90th-minute penalty kick Friday night that gave Roma a 2-1 win at Lecce.

Dropping from the starting lineup by former coach Claudio Ranieri, Pizarro has been given a chance by new coach Vincenzo Montella. The penalty was called for a hand ball by Gianni Munari on Marco Borriello.

Mirko Vucinic gave Roma the lead in the 32nd minute, but Lecce Guillermo Giacomazzi tied the score in the 75th.

Roma (13-8-7) is sixth with 46 points. Lecce (7-13-8) is 17th with 28, three points above the relegation zone.


BERLIN (AP) — Robert Lewandowski scored on a shot that went in off a post in the 44th minute, giving first-place Borussia Dortmund a 1-0 win over Cologne in the Bundesliga.

Lucas Barrios struck the crossbar in the 79th, and Nuri Sahin hit the bar again in the 84th with Dortmund's 21st shot on target.

Miso Brecko almost tied it in the 89th, hitting the side-netting from 15 yards.

Dortmund (19-2-4) has 61 points, 15 more than second-place Bayer Leverkusen, (13-4-7) which hosts Wolfsburg on Saturday. Cologne (8-12-5) is 11th with 29,