PSV Eindhoven bounced back from the defeat by Eredivisie leaders Feyenoord to sweep past Roda JC 4-0 at Philips Stadion.
Utrecht came from two goals down to win 3-2 at Groningen to record a fourth win in the last five Eredivisie matches.
Feyenoord won 2-0 at Twente on Sunday to maintain their five-point Eredivisie lead, as Ajax, PEC Zwolle and Utrecht also recorded victories.
Former Arsenal and Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka has been appointed as a consultant at Dutch side Roda JC.
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.
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.
Dirk Kuyt scored twice as Feyenoord came from behind against Excelsior to maintain their 100 per cent Eredivisie record.
Ajax moved a step closer to reclaiming the Eredivisie title on Sunday with a thumping 4-0 win over FC Twente.
PSV Eindhoven returned to the top of the Eredivisie table after a 3-0 success at Roda JC sealed a third straight win.
De Graafschap moved off the bottom of the Eredivisie table after a 3-0 home win over Roda JC on Friday.
Ajax beat Excelsior 3-0 to close the gap at the top of the Eredivisie on Sunday, while Dirk Kuyt was on target for Feyenoord.
AZ Alkmaar climbed up to fourth in the Eredivisie after beating Heracles 6-2 to maintain their perfect start to 2016.
FC Twente came from behind to beat 10-man Heerenveen 3-1 in the Eredivisie on Saturday, as AZ and Heracles also won.
Ajax blew the chance to go back to the top of the Eredivisie after conceding a stoppage-time equaliser against Roda.
Ajax extended their gap at the top of the Eredivisie with a narrow 1-0 victory at home to Vitesse on Saturday.
Dirk Kuyt's impressive scoring form continued for Feyenoord on Sunday as the Rotterdam club beat Heracles Almelo 3-0 at home.
Michiel Kramer scored a hat-trick as Feyenoord won the Rotterdam derby 4-2 at Excelsior to move level with leaders Ajax,
Davy Klaassen scored twice as Ajax Amsterdam trounced SC Cambuur 5-1 to extend their lead at the top of the Eredivisie.
Eredivisie leaders Ajax hammered Roda JC 6-0 to open up a three-point gap at the top of the table.