By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Feyenoord moved top of De Eredivisie with a 4-1 win over Groningen on Sunday.Feyenoord moved top of De Eredivisie with a 4-1 win over Groningen on Sunday.
Feyenoord survived a scare before running out winners after falling behind to Bruno Silva's ninth minute opener.
Ali Boussaboun drew Feyenoord level on 53 minutes and Feyenoord captain Dirk Kuyt fired them in front on 66 minutes.
Salomon Kalou added a third six minutes later and Hossam Ghaly completed the rout with the fourth in the final minute.
NEC Nijmegen boosted their survival hopes with a 3-1 victory over basement boys RBC Roosendaal.
Romano Denneboom gave NEC the lead on 23 minutes, but Ali Elkhattabi drew RBC level right on the stroke of half time.
However, there was still time left in the first half for Andrzej Niedzielan to restore the home side's lead.
Things got worse for RBC when Frits Paap was sent off for a second bookable offence and NEC wrapped up the win when Guilliano Grot grabbed a third goal five minutes from time.
Vitesse Arnhem climbed away from trouble at the wrong end of the table with a 3-1 success over ADO Den Haag.
Fred Benson set Vitesse on their way with the opener on the half hour mark only for Roy Stroeve to draw the visitors level three minutes before the break.
The home side were gifted the lead on 71 minutes when Ferrie Bodde put through his own net and Youssouf Hersi made the game safe with the third deep into injury time.
Roda JC moved out of the bottom three with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Utrecht.
Edson Braafheid gave Utrecht the lead on 34 minutes, but Sergio drew the home side level on 54 minutes.
Estonian, Andres Oper, netted the winner for Roda on 58 minutes to give them their third victory of the campaign.