Nathan Clarke scored on his return to AFC Sudbury, but the Yellows crashed to a 4-2 reverse against Norfolk side Wroxham on Saturday.
James Baker scored AFC’s other ahead of today’s Suffolk derby at Needham Market (3pm).
In the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division, Hadleigh United lost 2-1 at leaders Dereham Town - their fifth consecutive defeat - ahead of today’s home game against Haverhill Rovers (3pm).
Cornard United were stuffed 9-0 by Saffron Walden Town in the First Division, while there were also defeats for Long Melford - 3-1 at Brightlingsea Regent - and Halstead Town - 2-1 at Cambridge University Press.
Today (both 3pm), Halstead host Brightlingsea Regent and Long Melford take on Cornard United.
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