PSV Eindhoven beat Vitesse 1-0 to close the gap on second-placed Ajax to a point and move five behind leaders Feyenoord.
ADO Den Haag boosted their hopes of survival in the Eredivisie with a 1-0 home victory against NEC on Saturday.
Mathias Pogba struck the game's only goal as Sparta Rotterdam became the first team this year to beat Feyenoord in the Eredivisie.
Utrecht came from two goals down to win 3-2 at Groningen to record a fourth win in the last five Eredivisie matches.
Ajax kept up the pressure on Eredivisie leaders Feyenoord with a 2-0 victory against Sparta Rotterdam on Sunday.
Feyenoord won 2-0 at Twente on Sunday to maintain their five-point Eredivisie lead, as Ajax, PEC Zwolle and Utrecht also recorded victories.