Ajax consolidated its position at the top of the Eredivisie table with a convincing 3-1 win over struggler De Graafschap.
The result moves the
Roda JC enhanced its prospects of a UEFA Europa League play-off berth as Robbie Wielaert's goal 10 minutes before half-time sealed a 1-0 victory over FC Groningen at Euroborg.
The Kerkrade club inflicted a 10th defeat in 12 games on Groningen, whose own fading hopes of a top-eight finish took another major dent.
The Ecuadorian midfielder was teed up by
Frank Demouge scored twice as FC Utrecht came from behind to convincingly beat VVV Venlo 4-2 at Nieuw Galgewaard.
Davy Bulthuis pulled one back for the home side just before the half-hour mark, with Demouge scoring a goal in each half to put the game out of VVV's reach, before
The result leaves VVV stuck in the relegation zone while Utrecht moved into 11th place and closer to safety.
RKC Waalwijk came from behind to share a 1-1 draw with mid-table rival Heracles Almelo.
Everton missed a first-half penalty for the home side, but it quickly made amends with
RKC replied through