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.
PSV Eindhoven retained their four-point lead in the Eredivisie despite free-scoring wins for their nearest pursuers.
Ajax bounced back from their defeat in Barcelona by beating Go Ahead Eagles in the Dutch Eredivisie, while Willem II won at Heracles
PSV Eindhoven strengthened their hold at the top of the Eredivisie as they beat AZ Alkmaar and saw Ajax held by Twente.
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