GIF Sundsvall moved up to ninth in the Allsvenska with a 2-0 win over lowly GAIS.
Goals from Johan Eklund (33) and substitute Daniel Sliper (83) secured the victory, with GAIS second from bottom in the standings with just one win all season.
Syrianska moved five points clear of the bottom three after a 2-2 draw at home to Atvidaberg.
Admir Aganovic gave Syrianska a 23rd-minute lead and it was 2-0 up after Anton Tinnerholm's own goal two minutes later.
However, Atvidaberg hit back as Magnus Eriksson scored in the 33rd minute and Mattias Mete levelled it eight minutes into the second period.