The Italian has been accused of racially abusing Norwich City striker Cameron Jerome during their Championship fixture at Carrow Road on Tuesday, but the former Catania man has been retained in the Whites XI.
Sako, who has scored in Wolves' last four fixtures, has been replaced by Michael Jacobs, who has remained on the fringes of the squad for the opening months of the campaign.
Leeds United: Silvestri; Berardi, Bellusci, Pearce, Warnock; Bianchi, Cook, Mowatt, Adryan; Antenucci, Morison
Subs: S.Taylor, Byram, Cooper, Murphy, Tonge, Sloth, Montenegro
Wolverhampton Wanderers: Ikeme; Doherty, Batth, Ebanks-Landell, Rowe; McDonald, Evans, Henry, Edwards; Jacobs, Dicko
Subs: Flatt, Golbourne, Stearman, Saville, Clarke, Sagbo, van La Parra
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