Holland climbed to the top of Group G with a 2-1 home win over Albania.
Marco Van Basten's men continued their unbeaten start to qualifying as Robin Van Persie's 15th minute strike set them on their way to victory.
Arjan Beqaj's own goal minutes before half time looked like ensuring a comfortable evening, but the Dutch did not have it all their own way.
Debatik Curri's strike mid-way through the second half made for a nervy end but Holland held on to leapfrog Romania into top spot.
Belarus picked up their first win of qualifying with a 4-2 victory over Slovenia at the Dinamo Stadium.
The hosts were ahead mid-way through the first half when Denis Kovba found the back of the net.
Their lead lasted less than a minute as Bostjan Cesar levelled and Klemen Lavric fired Slovenia in front just before the break.
Two goals in eight second-half minutes from Sergey Kornilenko restored Belarus' lead and the victory was sealed five minutes from time through Vladimir Korytko.
In the group's other game, Bulgaria were 1-0 winners away at Luxembourg, Aleksandar Tunchev scoring the only goal after 26 minutes.