Montrose’s 3-0 defeat at Elgin was a case of déjà vu for manager Stewart Petrie.
Forfar boss Gary Bollan is confident his team’s winless streak will end soon after they battled for a point at Elgin.
Lack of firepower was the reason that Cowdenbeath lost their clash with Berwick Rangers on Saturday.
East Fife returned to the top of the League Two and became the first visiting team to win at Borough Briggs this season.
Montrose lost their unbeaten league record as they crashed 3-1 at home to League Two leaders Stirling Albion in the division’s game of the day.
Just over a month ago, Forfar Athletic beat Angus rivals Arbroath to open up an 11-point lead at the top of League Two.
Arbroath boss Todd Lumsden criticised his side’s second-half performance after they were well beaten by Stirling Albion at Forthbank.
Rival bosses Paul Hegarty and Dick Campbell were left with mixed emotions after Saturday’s derby draw, but both gaffers agreed that the 59th minute sending-off of Arbroath’s Ryan McCord was the turning point in the game.
Brechin went down to their heaviest defeat of the season, losing 6-1 at Alloa, who clinched the runners-up spot in the League One table.
An effective performance from Cowdenbeath gave them a lifeline in their bid to avoid the Ladbrokes League 2 relegation play-offs.