The Spirites’ James Berry scored once again for the table toppers before the hosts pegged them back through Ryan Hill on 54 minutes. But a quarter of an hour from time, Armando Dobra sent their fans home happy and confirmed a seventh win in a row.
Woking won the battle of the bottom two to give their season new life. A wonder goal from Jayden Luker put Oxford City behind before a Lewis Walker penalty confirmed a vital three points.
Solihull Moors now have eyes for the top three after an excellent win at play-off rivals FC Halifax Town. The Shaymen have now lost three from four after Alex Whitmore, Callum Maycock and Jack Stevens all scored.
Enzio Boldewijn’s spectacular goal so almost made the long trip to Gateshead worth it for Eastleigh, but a late penalty for Luke Hannant broke their hearts.
Ten man Wealdstone couldn’t keep Maidenhead United at bay as Ashley Nathaniel George finally found a way through at Grosvenor Vale following Jack Cook’s first half red.
Scunthorpe United thought they had grabbed a vital win at Blyth Spartans to prove the Iron are very much still in the National League North title hunt.
Danny Elliott’s goal ten minutes was so nearly the difference but in a boost to Tamworth, Will McGowan scored a very late leveller and they sit nine points behind.
There was also late drama at Peterborough Sports. Josh McCammon thought he had hit the winning goal against play-off hunting Chester but Elliott Whitehouse’s penalty in the closing stages earned a point.
Chorley were too strong for Gloucester City, it ended 3-1 as Justin Johnson made the points safe. Curzon Ashton played with ten men for over 70 minutes but still defeated Alfreton. Adam Barton win in first half stoppage time.
Southport are in all sorts of trouble as Spennymoor ended their long winless run with a turn-around three points at Haig Avenue. Mikael Ndjoli confirmed a rare three points in the second half.
Gary Johnson almost saw his Torquay United grab a valiant National League South point at Maidstone United but the Stones struck late to send them home pointless. Ross Marshall headed home from a free-kick but FA Cup hero Sam Corne had other ideas and he inflicted a late defeat on the Gulls.
There was no goals between relegation rivals Taunton and Truro as Hampton & RB and St Albans City also fired blanks in south west London.