Ukrinform provides the live Ukrainian text for the game at its site. The kickoff is at 20.00 Kyiv time.
The sides face each other for the first time in the European Cup tournament.
"Coalminers" successfully played earlier with the Belgium club Bruges.
Anderlecht, in turn, played very well against the Ukrainian soccer teams. They recorded five wins and one defeat.
The team of referees from Portugal will serve the tie Shakhtar vs Anderlecht.
The second-leg game is scheduled to take place on 17 March at Constant Vanden Stockstadion in Brussels, Belgium.
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