PEC Zwolle moved up to fifth in the Eredivisie as they beat ADO Den Haag 3-1 and FC Twente drew 2-2 against Vitesse.
FC Utrecht condemned struggling NAC Breda to a fourth consecutive Eredivisie defeat with a 5-1 thrashing on Saturday.
Eredivisie leaders PSV Eindhoven could only draw at FC Groningen on Sunday, while FC Twente beat PEC Zwolle to go third.
Excelsior striker Carlo de Reuver came off the bench to snatch a last-gasp 2-2 draw against FC Utrecht.
PSV restored their cushion at the top of the Eredivisie after a 5-1 win over Utrecht, as Feyenoord nudged up to third.
PEC Zwolle lost ground on the Eredivisie's leading pack with a 3-2 defeat away to Go Ahead Eagles.
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