TRAILING 1-0 to Cefn Druids, Connah's Quay were reduced to nine men with the dismissals of Jay Owen and George Horan, but then produced an amazing comeback to triumph 2-1 at the Deeside Stadiun.
The Ancients took and early lead when Alec Mudimu picked up the ball on the edge of the box before driving low into the bottom corner, but the gane changed on the hour when Owen was red carded to be followed soon afterwards by Horan for an off-the-ball incident.
Nomads were back on level terms through a Callum Morris penalty as Jonny Spittle was fouled and, with six minutes remaining, Michael Bakare curled home an eight-yarder for the win.
An evening kick-off saw Cardiff Met draw 1-1 at home with The New Saints, who found themselves a goal down with four minutes remaining when Will Evans scored. But the students were denied victory when Kevin Kauber equalised in stoppage time.
In a dress rehearsal for their Welsh Cup semi-final, Newtown were beaten 1-0 at home by Aberystwyth Town, whose goal came through Joe Phillips on the hour mark.