Sean Long headed the only goal of the game in the 61st minute as Cheltenham put his Sky Bet League Two promotion hopes back on track with the victory for leaders Cambridge.
The Robins, third, were shocked at home by Bradford on Saturday but rebounded in style to close the gap to their opponents to just two points.
Fourth Morecambe clinched a spectacular 2-1 victory over his other promotion hopes Salford after scoring two goals in the stoppage time.
Brandon Thomas-Asante seemed to steer Salford to three points with his goal on the stroke of half-time, but Carlos Mendes Gomes equalized four minutes into extra time, and there was still time for Aaron Wildig to take the winner.
James Vaughan scored twice in fifth place Tranmere twice from behind to win 3-2 to Carlisle.
Josh Kayode and Nick Anderton’s goals for the hosts were canceled by Kaiyne Woolery and Vaughan before the interval, then Vaughan struck again with two minutes left.
Exeter stacked more misery Colchester with a 2-1 win over Essex, which extended the home side’s winless run to 13 games.
Robbie Willmott opened the scoring just before the half hour mark and Ben Seymour doubled Exeter’s lead in the 64th minute before Aramide Oteh retired for the hosts.
Bolt made four consecutive wins and finished ScunthorpeA strong recent streak with a 2-0 victory at the University of Bolton Stadium.
Eoin Doyle gave Wanderers the lead from the penalty spot after Jacob Bedeau fouled in the 37th minute and Antoni Sarcevic sealed Bolton’s victory after 74 minutes.
Grimsby came down from the bottom of the table after scoring his first win in 10 league games Crawley.
Filipe Morais’ first game for the Mariners was called off by Jack Powell, but Joe Adams put the hosts in front after 79 minutes and they survived Joe Bunney’s late dismissal to claim a 2-1 victory.
Wheelbarrow started life after Michael Jolley in style ending a four-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory at Oldham – Scott Quigley scoring the winner at one minute from time.
A late penalty from Callum Cooke saw Bradford beat Leyton Orient 1-0, Aaron Martin scored the only goal as Harrogate sharp Mansfield and Port Vale against Stevenage finished aimlessly.