Villarreal came back from a goal down to take their first win of the season with a 2-1 at home to Eibar.
The first round will be completed on October 8 when Colombia confront Venezuela in Barranquilla and Brazil encounter Bolivia in Sao Paulo.
Guangzhou still ranks first in the group, and will take on Dalian Pro in the group's last round.
The only disappointment for Graham Potter's side was a late red card for Yves Bissouma.
Brighton meanwhile impressed with a 3-0 thrashing of Newcastle United and the game is already looking like a watershed moment for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who needs a quick reaction in order to calm jittery Old Trafford nerves.
Hertha responded well but both Dodi Lukebakio and Matheus Cunha squandered promising opportunities.
MADRID, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Real Madrid faces its second tough test of its title credentials in two weeks when it travels to play Real Betis on Saturday night.
Guoan suffered criticism after earlier fumbling a 3-0 lead against Qingdao, suffering instead a 3-3 tie in the first leg.
TOKYO, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo 2020 organizers are planning to test all foreign athletes for COVID-19 when they arrive in Japan for the delayed Olympic Games, it was announced in draft measures on Wednesday.
Miao Le, 40, also an avid paraglider, diver and horse rider, stated.
Brighton produced a surprise as they won 3-0 away to Newcastle United. Neil Maupay scored twice in the opening seven minutes, the first from the penalty spot, and Aaron Connelly added a third with seven minutes left to play.