Ajax reclaimed top spot in De Eredivisie with a 3-0 win at Heracles.
Kenneth Perez broke the deadlock for Ajax six minutes before the break, but the visitors suffered a blow when Johnny Heitinga was sent off on 52 minutes.
Despite being down to ten men Ajax doubled their lead nine minutes from time when Perez scored from the penalty spot.
Wesley Sneijder wrapped up the win with the third goal three minutes from time.
AZ Alkmaar remain in third place after a 2-0 victory at RKC Waalwijk.
First half goals from Moussa Dembele (6) and Danny Koevermans (31) were enough to give AZ the spoils.
Heerenveen piled the misery on basement boys Sparta Rotterdam with a 2-0 success.
Lasse Nilsson opened the scoring just before the half hour mark and Afonso Alves added a second on 54 minutes.
Feyenoord picked up all three points with a 2-1 win over Vitesse Arnhem at De Kuip.
Luiz Andre Bahia gave Feyenoord the lead on 23 minutes, but Danko Lazovic drew Vitesse level just before the hour mark.
Theo Lucius grabbed the winner for Feyenoord 20 minutes from time.
FC Twente climbed up to fourth spot after a goalless draw at Utrecht.
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