|Shakhtar: Pyatov; Srna, Chygrynskiy, Rakytskiy, Rat; Hubschman, Mkhitaryan; Douglas Costa, Jadson, Willian; Luiz Adriano.
|Roma: Doni; N. Burdisso, Juan, Mexes, Riise; Pizarro, De Rossi, Taddei, Perrotta, Vucinic; Totti.
- Shakhtar scored three goals in a 13-minute span in the first leg in Rome.
- The Miners have never lost at the Donbass Arena since it opened in 2009.
- Oleksandr Kucher will miss the match with a knee injury.
- Roma have not lost a match since Vincenzo Montella replaced Claudio Ranieri two weeks ago.
- Marco Cassetti and Jeremy Menez are suspended for the second leg in Ukraine.
- Roma needed a last minute penalty to down Lecce last Friday.
February 16, 2011: Roma 2-3 Shakhtar Donetsk
Roma took an early lead thanks to a Razvan Rat own goal before Shakhtar stormed back with a triple salvo during a 13-minute span in the first half. Jeremy Menez cut the deficit in half with a goal in the second half but it was too little, too late for Roma.
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