Liverpool's four-match winning run was halted by a 1-1 draw at Wigan as Roy Hodgson's side faded badly after taking an early lead.
Despite going ahead through Fernando Torres' third goal in four days, the visitors lost their grip on the game midway through the first half and never regained it.
Wigan equalised through Hugo Rodallega in the 52nd minute and finished the better team as the Merseysiders appeared to feel the exertions of beating Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea on Sunday.
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