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Ronaldo fires United warning

Published 6:39 PM ET, Sat February 9, 2013
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Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo warmed up for the Champions League clash with his former club Manchester United by scoring a hat-trick in the 4-1 victory at home to Sevilla. DANI POZO/AFP/Getty Images
English Premier League leaders United are in pole position to reclaim the title from Manchester City, whose manager Roberto Mancini was furious with his players after a 3-1 defeat at Southampton. Scott Heavey/Getty Images
City's low point came when Gareth Barry -- who had been at fault for the first goal -- passed the ball into his own net to restore Southampton's advantage after Edin Dzeko had reduced the deficit just before the break. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
Alessandro Matri helped Juventus move five points clear in Italy's Serie A, scoring the second goal in the 2-0 win at home to Fiorentina despite losing his boot before firing into the net. Claudio Villa/Getty Images
David Alaba helped Bayern Munich move 15 points clear in Germany's Bundesliga, with the 20-year-old Austrian scoring twice in the 4-0 win at home to Schalke. Lennart Preiss/Bongarts/Getty Images