Wigan Athletic became the first F.A. Cup winner to be relegated from English soccer’s elite division in the same season after losing 4-1 at Arsenal, which regained control of the race for a Champions League place.
Germany beat Denmark 2-1 last night in its final group match to advance to the quarterfinals at soccer’s European Championship, while Portugal defeated the Netherlands by the same score to earn its spot.
Liverpool beat Mansfield 2-1 to reach the fourth round of English soccer’s F.A. Cup yesterday after Luis Suarez handled the ball in scoring. Danny Graham got a late goal to earn Swansea a 2-2 tie against Arsenal.