Kyiv (QHA) - Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk have been drawn in the group stage of the Champions League with English champions Manchester United, bronze medalists of the German Bundesliga Bayer and Real Sociedad, who finished fourth in La Liga last season. According to the draw that was made in Monaco on Thursday, Shakhtar will play in Group A, Ukrinform reported. The matches of the first round will be played on September 17-18. The results of the draw: Group A - Manchester United (England), Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine), Bayer Leverkusen (Germany), Real Sociedad (Spain); Group B - Real Madrid (Spain), Juventus (Italy), Galatasaray (Turkey), Copenhagen ( Denmark); Group C - Benfica (Portugal), Paris Saint-Germain (France), Olympiacos (Greece), Anderlecht (Belgium); Group D - Bayern (Germany), CSKA Moscow (Russia), Manchester City (England ), Viktoria Plzen (the Czech Republic ); Group E - Chelsea (England), Schalke 04 (Germany), Basel (Switzerland), Steaua (Romania); Group F - Arsenal (England), Marseille (France), Borussia Dortmund (Germany), Napoli (Italy); Group G - Porto (Portugal), Atletico Madrid (Spain), Zenit (Russia), Austria (Austria); Group H - Barcelona (Spain), Milan (Italy), Ajax (the Netherlands), Celtic (Scotland).