Dereham Town turned on the style to win 4-1 at Canvey Island and move two points clear of the bottom three in the Bostik League North Division.
Bostik North side Dereham Town face lower ranked Swaffham Town in the semi-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup at the FDC Bowthorpe this Wednesday evening (7.30pm).
Dereham Town cruised into the semi-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup when they hammered underdogs Diss Town 6-0 at Brewers Green Lane.
Dereham Town dropped to the foot of the Bostik League North table after losing to fellow strugglers Soham at Aldiss Park.
Struggling Dereham moved off the bottom of the table after earning a valuable point with a much improved performance.
Neal Simmons says his Dereham Town players are determined to erase the "embarrassment" of their 8-2 thumping at AFC Sudbury a week ago.
After three successive defeats Dereham will be looking to get back to winning ways when they travel to Barking in Bostik League Division One North.
Dereham Town made a dreadful start to the season with a heavy defeat at the Parkside Stadium.
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