Ambri-Piotta have returned to the top of the Swiss ice hockey league after completing a comfortable 4-1 home win against former leaders Davos.
Spirited defending by the team from canton Ticino and better use of the goalscoring opportunities that came their way ensured a second defeat in two days for Davos.
Despite the closure of the Gotthard tunnel, Saturday's match attracted an impressive 5,160 spectators - a number surpassed this season in Ambri only by the local derby against Lugano.
Bern, the side who beat Davos on Friday, romped to a 6-0 home win on Saturday against struggling Kloten, a result which consolidates Bern's third place position in the league standings and leaves the Zurich club languishing four points below the championship cut-off line.
Zug continued their impressive record on the road, winning their seventh away game of the season in Fribourg. A late shorthand goal from Chris Tancill completed a remarkable recovery by the team from central Switzerland, who had been trailing 3-1 at one stage.
The Zurich Lions climbed to fifth after celebrating their fourth win in a row on Saturday, but only after a surprisingly tough time in Lausanne, where the defending champions managed just a 2-1 win.
Lausanne have again dropped below the cut-off line with Rapperswil jumping above them into eighth place. Like Zug, Rapperswil profited from a late shorthand goal on Saturday with defender Marco Capaul scoring the last goal in a 5-4 win over Lugano.
Second bottom side Langnau ended their seven game winless streak - but only after beating the only team below them, Chur. Saturday's 2-1 win keeps alive the Tigers' hopes of clawing their way back into playoff contention, while Chur have only the relegation playouts to look forward to.
swissinfo with agencies
In compliance with the JTI standards