By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
All was going to plan early on when Stefan Selakovic fired the home side ahead just 15 minutes into the contest.
Henk Vos pulled one goal back, however further efforts from Richard Knopper and Gerald Sibon put Hereenveen seemingly in control at the interval.
The visitors were having none of it with Anouar Diba and Csaba Feher levelling matter with 22 minutes of the contest still remaining.
Their comeback was complete when Erik Edman conceded a foul in the area, for which he was shown a second yellow, allowing Vos to win the match from the penalty spot.
AZ Alkmaar moved to within a point of Feyenoord following a 3-0 home victory over Volendam.
The crucial goals arrived early with Barry van Galen and Stein Huysegems both netting within the opening 15 minutes.
Ali Elkhattabi bagged a third with 10 minutes to go to confirm the home side's superiority.
Twente remain in fifth following a 2-0 home win over bottom-placed Zwolle.
Blaise N'Kufo broke the deadlock shortly after the half hour mark with Giorgi Gakhokidze sealing the points late on.
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