Vitesse moved into second place in the Eredivisie table following a 3-0 victory over bottom side Roda JC on Saturday.
Mike Havenaar struck a brace for Vitesse with his first coming after 14 minutes before Marko Vejinovic doubled their advantage and Havenaar added his second deep into the second half.
The defeat leaves Roda five points from safety at the bottom of the league, while Vitesse hold onto second for 24 hours at least before FC Twente take on FC Utrecht.
PSV Eindhoven remain hot on the heels of fourth-placed Feyenoord after claiming a 3-2 comeback victory at Go Ahead Eagles.
Jarchinio Antonia put the home side ahead in the opening minute of the game before Erik Falkenburg made it 2-0 after 25 minutes.
But Memphis Depay, Jurgen Locadia and Bryan Ruiz scored a second-half goal apiece to steal the points.
Struggling NEC Nijmegen fought back to record a 3-3 draw away to PEC Zwolle.
Guyon Fernandez opened the scoring early on for PEC and Mateusz Klich doubled their lead as the match approached the half-hour mark. But Soren Rieks and Michael Higdon struck back either side of half time to make it 2-2.
Joost Broerse put the home side in front again midway through the second half but Rieks added his second with 20 minutes to go to earn a point for NEC.
ADO Den Haag remain 15th after recording a 1-1 draw at home to NAC as Roland Alberg's second-half effort cancelled out Rydell Poepon's opener for the visitors, who remain 10th.