Markus Henriksen netted a late winner as AZ strengthened their grip on fourth place with a 2-1 win over Cambuur Leeuwarden.
Defender Nicolas Isimat-Mirin scored a rare goal to hand leaders PSV a nervy 2-1 home win over Groningen.
Heerenveen's Mark Uth produced one of the misses of the season during Sunday's Eredivisie clash with Ajax.
Ajax staged a late rally to beat PSV Eindhoven 3-1 on Sunday to give their faint title hopes a boost.
Ricardo Kishna struck twice as Ajax beat Twente 4-2 in the Eredivisie to cut PSV's Eredivisie lead back to 12 points.
Stefan Nijland scored in each half as PEC Zwolle moved up to third with a thumping 4-0 win at bottom side Dordrecht.
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