PEC Zwolle lost ground on the Eredivisie's leading pack with a 3-2 defeat away to Go Ahead Eagles.
Heracles claimed their first win of the Eredivisie season with a 6-1 rout of NAC Breda, while Cambuur climbed to fourth.
PSV Eindhoven missed the chance to move three points clear at the top of the Eredivisie as they lost 1-0 at Heerenveen.
Heerenveen made it five games without defeat as they drew at Vitesse Arnhem, while FC Dordrecht grabbed an away point.
Middlesbrough have completed the signing of Yanic Wildschut from Heerenveen for an undisclosed fee.
Cambuur Leeuwarden beat ADO Den Haag 3-2 in the Eredivisie, while AZ Alkmaar grabbed a 3-1 win over FC Dordrecht.
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