There was no weekend game for York City Futsal but a couple of their relegation rivals were in action.
And they were to experience differing fortunes as bottom of the table London Genesis suffered a 9-2 defeat at neighbours London Helvecia, who now move top of the National Super League as leaders Reading Escolla were inactive.
Meanwhile, fellow strugglers Loughborough secured an important 3-2 victory at home to FC Salisbury United; thus moving level with the Minstermen and six points clear of the relegation zone, although York now have three games in hand on them.
Elsewhere, Birmingham fought back to draw 5-5 against visitors Oxford City Lions, with fourth-placed Cambridge United closing the gap having emerged as 8-5 victors in Manchester.
Weekend Results: London Helvecia 9-2 London Genesis; Loughborough 3-2 FC Salisbury United; Manchester 5-8 Cambridge United; Oxford City Lions 5-5 Birmingham