Jurgen Locadia did Eredivisie leaders Feyenoord a favour by firing PSV Eindhoven to a 1-0 win over the Rotterdammers' title rivals Ajax.
PSV missed out on the chance to close the gap at the top of the Eredivisie after they were held to a 1-1 draw at ADO Den Haag.
PSV Eindhoven moved up to second place in the Eredivisie after a 2-0 win at Sparta Rotterdam.
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.
Feyenoord extended their advantage at the top of the Eredivisie after beating Willem II 1-0 on Saturday.
PSV Eindhoven moved level on points with second-placed Ajax as they beat Excelsior 2-0 at Philips Stadion.
Nicolai Jorgensen netted a brace as Eredivisie leaders Feyenoord thrashed city rivals Sparta Rotterdam 6-1 at De Kuip.
PSV Eindhoven remain third after only drawing 0-0 at Willem II on Saturday, while Excelsior, Heracles and Groningen all won.
Hakim Ziyech's strike was enough as Ajax edged Excelsior with a 1-0 win to keep the pressure on Eredivisie leaders Feyenoord.
PSV Eindhoven closed the gap on second-placed Ajax to just a point with a 1-0 win over Sparta Rotterdam at Philips Stadion.
Feyenoord maintained their winning start to the Eredivisie season at Willem II, while there was also a win for Ajax.
Feyenoord maintained their perfect start to the Eredivisie season with a 5-0 victory over struggling Roda JC 5-0 on Sunday.
Eric Botteghin struck a late winner as Feyenoord maintained their perfect start to the Eredivisie season with a 1-0 win at PSV.
Feyenoord maintained their perfect start to the season, while there were wins for Ajax and Go Ahead Eagles in the Eredivisie on Sunday.
Dirk Kuyt scored twice as Feyenoord came from behind against Excelsior to maintain their 100 per cent Eredivisie record.