Football: No case for Luis Suarez over Zenit incident

NYON, Switzerland (AP) - Uefa will not investigate Liverpool forward Luis Suarez over an alleged stamping incident with a Zenit St Petersburg defender.

Suarez was pictured stepping on Tomas Hubocan's back near the end of a Europa League match at Anfield last Thursday. Some commentators suggested Suarez deliberately stamped on his fallen opponent.

Referee Bjorn Kuipers, a Netherlands official on Fifa's shortlist for selection to the 2014 World Cup, did not punish Suarez.

Still, Uefa can use video evidence to review incidents.

Uefa says in a statement that its "disciplinary unit has decided not to open a case".

Suarez scored twice from long-range free kicks in Liverpool's 3-1 victory.

Zenit, which won the first leg 2-0, advanced to the last 16 of the tournament on the away goals rule.

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