Dortmund beats Berlin 2-0 in Friday Bundesliga action

Borussia Dortmund beat bottom-place Hertha Berlin 2-0 in the Bundesliga on Friday, leaving the Berlin team winless in 10 games.

Patrick Owomoyela earned a penalty when he went down in a tussle with Gojko Kacar and Nuri Sahin converted from the spot for the first goal in the 60th minute. Lucas Barrios completed the victory in injury time with a powerful shot into the upper right corner.

Hertha, which finished fourth last season, has not won since its opening game and fell to its ninth defeat.

Dortmund has 10 points from its last four league games and bounced back from an embarrassing loss at third-division Osnabrueck in the German Cup this week. Dortmund was ninth in the standings with 16 points.