PSV Eindhoven beat Vitesse 1-0 to close the gap on second-placed Ajax to a point and move five behind leaders Feyenoord.
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.
Eredivisie leaders Feyenoord extended their unbeaten league run to 11 games with a 1-0 win over ADO Den Haag on Sunday.
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.