Football: Chelsea rally for friendly win over Roma
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Second-half goals from Frank Lampard and Romelu Lukaku lifted Chelsea to a 2-1 win over Roma on Saturday in a friendly football match at RFK Stadium in Washington.
Lukaku scored in the 88th minute to give Chelsea the victory in their final friendly before opening English Premier League play next weekend.
Veteran midfielder Lampard had equalized for the Blues in the 60th, after Roma went ahead in the 20th through Eric Lamela.
Chelsea were quick off the mark, and Roma goalkeeper Morgan de Sanctis had to jump in the second minute to deny a volley from Michael Essien.