The team coached by Gareth Southgate is on a six-match winless run, the longest such streak the national side has ever had entering a major tournament.
Scotland now leads Group 1 in the Nations League second tier by two points from Ukraine with two rounds left.
The 37-year-old Portugal star said he is not considering retiring from international soccer in December after the tournament in Qatar, and plans to play at the 2024 European Championship.
Midfielder Tine de Caigny scored in the 49th minute and Belgium clung on to win.
Mead skillfully flicked the ball over Austria goalkeeper Manuela Zinsberger in the 16th minute but it needed goal-line technology to prove it had just crossed the line before being cleared.
Ticket sales are inching towards a combined half a million, more than double the total attendance for the last women's Euro in the Netherlands five years ago.
A meeting of the Russian Football Union executive committee on Wednesday decided to submit an initial bid to UEFA for the 2028 and 2032 tournaments ahead of the deadline for expressions of interest.
Marcus Rashford overlooked again by England for upcoming friendlies against Switzerland, Ivory Coast
The 24-year-old Rashford missed the start of this season because of injury and has been in and out of United's team.
Organizers of the August 11-21 championships in Munich, Germany, said they supported decisions by officials from the nine individual sports not to invite Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials.
Messi is a man on a mission as he chases his first World Cup winner's medal and will not tolerate complacency against Iceland.