In the Linconlshire Intermediate Football South League, Swifts JFC suffered a narrow 4-3 defeat to Northgate Olympic Claret.
Isaac Chapman grabbed a hat-trick for Northgate with Jamie Gordon adding the fourth.
Cameron White scored three for visitors Swifts, but it wasn’t enough to stop the Jackson Workwear Cup finalists from avoiding defeat.
On Wednesday, Swifts can put defeat behind them as they compete in the Jackson’s Workwear Trophy final at Sleaford Town, against Welton.
Kick off will be at 7.30pm.