Ajax closed the gap on Eredivisie leaders PSV Eindhoven to five points with a 1-0 win at PEC Zwolle on Sunday.
Steven Bergwijn scored twice as leaders PSV Eindhoven extended their lead to 10 points in a 2-1 comeback victory over bottom side Sparta Rotterdam.
Leaders PSV Eindhoven registered their sixth successive Eredivisie victory as they defeated Excelsior to stay clear of Ajax.
Ajax came from behind to beat NAC Breda 3-1 on Sunday and close the gap on Eredivisie leaders PSV Eindhoven back to seven points.
Ajax dropped two points in their effort to close the gap on leaders PSV Eindhoven as they were held to a goalless draw by Utrecht.
Youness Mokhtar's early strike clinched PEC Zwolle a 1-0 home win against NAC Breda and kept them in touch with the Eredivisie's top three.
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