The match between Dynamo and Astana at the Olympic National Sports Complex in Kyiv ended in a 2-2 draw, Ukrinform reports.
Dynamo has not earned a victory in its last six games in various tournaments.
In another Group K match, France's Rennes defeated Czech club Jablonec 2-1.
Jablonec will take on Dynamo and Astana will face Rennes in the second round on October 4.
Another Ukrainian club – Vorskla Poltava – started its opening game in the group stage of the Europa League with a 2-4 loss to Arsenal in London. In another Group E match, Portugal's Sporting beat Azerbaijan's Qarabag 2-0.
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