Guiseley made it three wins in a row after beating Aldershot Town 1-0 in the National League
Jordan Preston scored just after half-time in an action packed game that could have easily seen more goals scored.
Guiseley manager Adam Lockwood was delighted to see his side gain another victory “After we lost to North Ferriby United, I needed a reaction and the last three games I have seen that, I’m delighted that we have beaten such a tough team.
“I talk about the importance of the squad and it was another team effort from my players, we all put a good shift in and can be pleased with the progress we have made.”
Both teams headed into this match on a good run of form and the two sides had a good chance each within the first ten minutes.
Guiseley’s Preston made a direct run into the area and fired an effort towards goal but it hit the inside of the post and was cleared away.
Aldershot went up the other end with Nick Arnold producing a shot on the edge of the area that looked like it would loop in, but instead went wide.
The away side were then somehow denied an opening goal, when Shamir Fenelon was put through one on one his flick looked to be going past Guiseley keeper Jonny Maxted but the stopper got a finger on the effort and it hit the post.
The second half started with Idris Kanu, showing good skill to move into the area, he went down under a challange from Connor Brown, and the away players asked the referee if a penalty would be given but the protests were waved away.
Town’s frustration was added to when Cheye Alexander placed a pass across the face of goal, it looked like Matt McLure would have a tap-in but Ash Palmer blocked the effort and Marcus Williams cleared the ball away.
After withstanding pressure Guiseley then took the lead when Jordan Preston took control of possession in his own area and ran 50 yards before slotting an effort home.
The home side then almost doubled their lead when Will Hatfield was denied by Jake Cole who put a strong hand on the effort and pushed away for a corner.
Aldershot pushed forward for a leveller and almost got it late on when Matt McLure hit the post in a crowded area from four yards out, but Guiseley held on for the win.
Jan Klukowski struck in the fifth minute of injury time as relegation-threatened York hit back from two goals down to earn a dramatic 2-2 draw at Sutton, with all four goals scored inside the final quarter of an hour.
Vadaine Oliver won a free-kick which City’s Klukowski fired into the top corner from 20 yards to extend his side’s unbeaten run away from home to six games.
Former Middlesbrough midfielder Nicky Bailey broke the deadlock in the 74th minute with a fierce 30-yard strike which went in off the post.
And the points looked to be safe when Sean Newton’s back pass skidded off the surface past his own goalkeeper Kyle Letheren with three minutes remaining.
However, Scott Fenwick glanced in a corner from fellow substitute Klukowski to reduce the arrears with one minute left on the clock.
Klukowski earned the Minstermen a precious point which moves them up one place in the National League table, although they remain five points from safety.
Bromley ended their six-match winless run with a 3-0 victory against 10-man North Ferriby.
Taron Hare was shown a straight red for a challenge on Alan Dunne in the 18th minute and Bromley took full advantage.
The hosts took the lead 11 minutes before half-time when Bradley Goldberg headed in after being left unmarked from a corner.
They had to wait until the 78th minute for a second which came when North Ferriby failed to deal with another corner and George Porter forced the ball home.
Jordan Wynter fired in from 25 yards three minutes into stoppage time to round off a comfortable victory.
In the National League North, FC Halifax Town got back to winning ways with a 3-1 win at Bradford Park Avenue as both sides had a goalscorer sent-off.
The game came to life after the interval following a forgettable first-half, with Oli Johnson putting Avenue ahead before he was dismissed for a second booking.
Town then fought back through Richard Peniket, substitute Tom Denton and Matty Kosylo, while Peniket was also sent-off for elbowing ex-Town man Ryan Toulson.
Oli Johnson should have put Avenue ahead after seven minutes when he shrugged off Scott Garner to reach a flick on, but chipped the ball over the bar when clean through.
Out of nowhere, Johnson produced a delicate chip over the Town keeper from an acute angle to put the hosts ahead; on such moments entire seasons can rest.
But after Tom Denton nodded down Josh Wilde’s cross, the ball eventually fell to Peniket, who turned before shooting low across goal with Halifax’s first shot on target and ending a run of just over four-and-a-half hours without finding the net.
Johnson was then sent-off when he was given a second booking for a foul on Brown, and it was as if Park Avenue’s goal hadn’t happened as Town flowed forward and looked a threat doing so, while Avenue looked deflated by Peniket’s goal.
The hosts were hanging on to their point, but from Brown’s deep cross, Denton got the slightest of touches to nod it past Jon Worsnop and complete the turnaround.
After Peniket was sent-off for elbowing Ryan Toulson, it was then sealed in the last minute when Kosylo ran clear inside the Avenue half before rounding Worsnop and rolling the ball into the empty net.