Arlesey Town lost 3-1 in a crucial Southern League Premier clash at Dorchester on Tuesday night.
The hosts were two up by the break through Ben Watson and Nathan Walker. Walker added his second and Dorchester’s third on the hour.
George Ironton pulled one back for Arlesey with six minutes left.
The result sees Dorchester pull four points clear of Arlesey, who are fourth from bottom.
It follows the postponement of Arlesey’s match at home to Poole Town on Saturday due to a frozen pitch.
Next up Arlesey visit St Neots Town on Saturday.