Ajax still have work to do to wrap up their Eredivisie title defence following a 1-1 draw at Vitesse.
The Amsterdammers could have been crowned champions on Sunday if results went their way, but instead they must stave off fast-finishing Feyenoord over the final three games.
Feyenoord moved six points adrift of the leaders with a 2-0 win over RKC Waalwijk.
Ajax had to come from behind to take a point at Vitesse as Kolbeinn Sigthorsson (47) cancelled out the opener from Chelsea loanee Bertrand Traore (27).
Graziano Pelle scored in either half to secure Feyenoord's fifth-successive win.
ADO Den Haag thumped 10-man Utrecht 4-1 to move to the brink of survival.
Steve De Ridder was sent off after 24 minutes and from there ADO took over with goals from Roland Alberg (31), Mike van Duinen (42), Mitchell Schet (69) and Michiel Kramer (75).
Jens Toornstra grabbed a cobnsolation in stoppage-time for Utrecht, who are five points above the relegation play-off places.
Last-placed Roda JC could still survive after a 2-2 draw at home to AZ Alkmaar.
Guus Hupperts scored a 70th-minute winner before the hosts held on after Guy Ramos' 81st-minute red card.
Roda led first when Berry Powel scored on 25 minutes before AZ forged ahead through Markus Henriksen (41) and Aron Johannsson (59).