Molde on the rise
Molde moved to within four points of leaders Rosenborg after a 4-2 win at Bodo/Glimt.
Thiago Martins put the home side ahead after 11 minutes, but goals from Pape Diouf and Mame Diouf turned the game in Molde's favour.
Anders Konradsen equalised four minutes before half-time, but second-half goals from Magne Hoseth and Rune Ertsas enabled the visitors to emerge victorious.
Start hang on
IK Start moved up to fourth despite being held to a 2-2 draw at home to Stromsgodset.
The visitors twice took the lead through Mattias Andersson and Oyvind Storflor, but Start hit back on each occasion with goals from Geir Fevang and Espen Borufsen.
Valerenga slipped to fifth after falling 3-2 at Aalesund. And rock-bottom Lyn Oslo drew 2-2 with Stabaek, while Birkir Bjarnason scored twice in Viking FK's 4-2 defeat of Lillestrom.