May 26, 2018

Liverpool Defender Mamadou Sakho Fails UEFA Doping Test

Liverpool Defender Mamadou Sakho Fails UEFA Doping Test

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho failed a drugs test after last month’s Europa League game against Manchester United and he has until Tuesday to explain it to UEFA.

Although Sakho is not yet subject to a UEFA suspension, the club announced on Saturday that he will not play for the Europa League semifinalists while the case is active.

Sakho scored in Liverpool’s 4-3 quarterfinal victory last week over Borussia Dortmund to set up a semifinal meeting with Villarreal.

A fat-burning substance was detected in a drugs test taken after the round-of-16 second leg at United on March 17, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the substance because the investigation was ongoing. Read more

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