Clipstone FC boss Alan Widdowson thought his side could have done more in the second half against Harrogate Railway Athletic, as the Cobras slipped to a 2-1 defeat.
A Jermaine Jatau penalty put already-relegated Clipstone ahead on six minutes before the visitors to north Notts struck back moments later.
Lincoln Adams levelled on seven minutes for Harrogate before Josh Underwood got what proved to be the winner on 64 for three points to help in their own fight against relegation.
Clipstone manager Alan Widdowson said: “We started on the front foot and scored an early goal. We looked very good in possession and started playing some good stuff.
“We switched off again for their goal but we didn’t drop our heads. We got the ball down and started playing and created some decent chances in the first half.
“We were unlucky to go in at half time 1-1 and all we said to them was to press a bit higher.
“We were average in the second half. We could have pushed on a bit more in the second half but we didn’t and we let in a very sloppy goal.
“We could have created more chances and in the final third we need to be more positive.”
It came just two days after Clipstone picked up a 2-2 draw at home to Hall Road Rangers. Chanju Mphande with a brace on that day.