POPPIES slipped to a fourth defeat in five league games, going down 2-0 at home to Fareham Town.

Lewis Stockford and Joshua Benfield did the damage, with Leo Cabeleira's men 18th in Wessex Premier.

Lymington Town sealed an impressive 4-1 win at Baffins Milton Rovers thanks to goals from Ali Zintany (2), Luke Churchill and Darren Ritchie.

Bashley slumped to a shock 3-0 home defeat by rock-bottom Amesbury Town, while a goal in each half condemned Christchurch to a 2-0 loss at Fleet Town.

Hamworthy United slip to 13th after a 3-1 home loss against Tadley Calleva, despite a Lee Francis strike.

They were leapfrogged by Brockenhurst, who won 2-0 at Solent University with Toby Bailey and Freddie Bullard on target.

In Division One, a Ben Cooper penalty was not enough to prevent a 4-1 defeat for New Milton Town against Romsey Town at Fawcetts Field..

Elsewhere, Verwood Town were thumped 7-2 at home against Laverstock & Ford. Callum Butler and Lee Vint scored the consolations.

The Potters are back in action tomorrow, hosting Weymouth in the Dorset Senior Cup.

The other semi-final sees Wimborne Town head to The Avenue to take on Dorchester Town.