Go Ahead Eagles can only strive for a play-off place in their unlikely bid to avoid relegation after they were beaten 3-2 by Groningen.
Ajax kept up the pressure on leaders Feyenoord in the race for the Eredivisie title by thrashing Heerenveen.
Ajax thrashed NEC Nijmegen 5-1 to move level on points with Eredivisie leaders Feyenoord on Saturday.
Jens Toornstra scored a hat-trick as Eredivisie leaders Feyenoord thrashed struggling Go Ahead Eagles 8-0.
Three points separate Feyenoord and Ajax at the top of the Eredivisie after the latter toppled the former 2-1 on Sunday.
ADO Den Haag boosted their hopes of survival in the Eredivisie with a 1-0 home victory against NEC on Saturday.
Go Ahead Eagles snatched a 2-2 draw at Heerenveen on Friday thanks to a late equaliser from substitute Leon de Kogel.
Feyenoord scored late to beat PSV Eindhoven 2-1 and maintain their five-point lead at the top of the Eredivisie.
Roda JC secured just their third Eredivisie win of the season with a 1-0 victory over fellow strugglers Go Ahead Eagles on Friday.
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Feyenoord won their eighth Eredivisie game in a row as they beat FC Groningen 2-0 on Saturday to extend their lead at the top to eight points.
Title-chasing PSV Eindhoven triumphed 4-2 at AZ Alkmaar on Saturday, while Go Ahead Eagles and Heracles also won.
Davy Propper netted a late goal as PSV Eindhoven secured a 2-1 win at Heracles Almelo in the Eredivisie on Saturday.
PSV Eindhoven scored two late goals to secure a thrilling 4-3 victory over Heerenveen in the Eredivisie on Sunday.
AZ Alkmaar continued their assault for European football with a 3-1 victory over Go Ahead Eagles.
PSV had to settle for a point in their bid to close the gap on top two Feyenoord and Ajax after being held to a goalless draw at Roda JC.
PSV Eindhoven remain third after only drawing 0-0 at Willem II on Saturday, while Excelsior, Heracles and Groningen all won.
Go Ahead Eagles ended Feyenoord's 23-game unbeaten streak in the Eredivisie after a famous 1-0 victory at De Adelaarshorst.
Feyenoord's lead at the top of the Eredivisie was cut to three points after a 2-2 draw at home to Heerenveen on Sunday.
PSV Eindhoven closed the gap on second-placed Ajax to just a point with a 1-0 win over Sparta Rotterdam at Philips Stadion.