Under CONCACAF's qualifying format, the winners of each of the six first-round groups will play a two-legged knockout tie for a place in the last phase. Mexico, the United States, Costa Rica, Jamaica and Honduras have already secured a place in the final round by virtue of their rankings.
Mena struck in the 41st and 51st minutes at Estadio Victoria as the visitors secured their fifth win from eight matches.
BERLIN, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Entering his 15th year as Germany's head coach makes Joachim Loew the longest-serving national manager in international football.
There were also third round wins for Belgian star Elise Mertens, Belarussian veteran Victoria Azarenka and France's Alize Cornet.
Zhu said they had chances but need more luck in the following matches. "We had few time to adjust in the tournament-format competition. We will try our best in every single match."
A dejected Zhang Yunjie lamented a poor finish where she could only watch as the chance for her first pro win slipped away.
"All the players have to stay in the two hotels booked by organizers without exception."
The start of the race was done in smaller groups of a few hundred people, as opposed to the usual big launch of several thousand.
Qingdao continue leading in the standings after nine games, with Ruichang ranking second by sweeping Shenzhen 5-0 on Sunday.
The Barcelona wonderkid cut inside from the left flank again before fizzing a spectacular finish beyond Pyatov from outside the area. Ferran Torres later completed the scoring for Spain.
The match looked like a one-side game in the first half as Evergrande firmly controled the initiative, but hardly could say they have real good chance under the tight defence of R&F.