AZ extend lead

Alkmaar surge six points clear

Rasmus Elm: On target

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AZ Alkmaar moved six points clear at the top of the Eredivisie after a 2-0 win over FC Utrecht.

As they were playing a day ahead of any of their rivals, AZ had the chance to extend their lead.

And Gertjan Verbeek's men made no mistake at the AFAS Stadion with two second-half goals.

The opening goal came just after the hour with Swedish star Rasmus Elm firing them ahead.

The winner came in the final minute with Johann Berg Gudmundsson scoring.