Both these young sides have been in form this year and are almost certain to contest the one promotion place, with the edge possibly going to Loughtonians - whose player-coach, the former England defender Clare Harvie, is so influential.
Students bounced back from that draw last Saturday to knock the Premier Division side Olton & West Warwick out of the Cup on Sunday with two goals from Joanne Duff. They then beat Nottingham 11-0 in the BUSA Halifax League on Wednesday.
There are crucial games at both ends of the Premier Division tomorrow, with new leaders Hightown at Fyffes Leicester, whom they displaced last weekend. At the bottom, Doncaster entertain Chelmsford.