Eredivisie round-up

Sunday 25th November 2012 19:38

Wilfried Bony: Scored winner for Vitesse Arnhem

Wilfried Bony: Scored winner for Vitesse Arnhem

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Vitesse Arnhem claimed a 2-1 win over PSV Eindhoven at the Philips Stadion on Sunday to move to within two points of the Eredivisie leaders.

All looked to be going to plan for the hosts when Timothy Derijck put them ahead after five minutes, but Jonathan Reis equalised 10 minutes later and then set up the winner for Wilfried Bony 16 minutes from time.

The result ensured Vitesse - whose last away game was a 2-0 win at Ajax - finished the weekend in third spot, level on points with second-placed FC Twente.

Twente lost ground in the title race as they had to settle for a 2-2 draw against PEC Zwolle in Enschede.

Dusan Tadic put Steve McClaren's side ahead from the penalty spot three minutes into the second half, only for Denni Avdic to get PEC back on level terms seven minutes later.

Joey van der Berg then looked to have won it for the visitors when he struck two minutes from the end, but there was still time for Luc Castaignos to salvage a point for Twente.

Champions Ajax enjoyed a 2-1 away win at Roda JC, but had to come from behind in order to return to winning ways following their humbling 4-1 Champions League loss against Borussia Dortmund in midweek.

Guus Hupperts had given the third-bottom hosts the lead in the 14th minute but two goals in the final 10 minutes - from Christian Eriksen and substitute Lasse Schone - turned the game on its head for Frank de Boer's side.

Feyenoord remained level on points with Ajax after their 2-0 success at AZ Alkmaar, secured courtesy of second-half strikes from 17-year-old midfielder Tonny Vilhena and Ruben Schaken. AZ had Dirk Marcellis sent off between the goals for a late challenge on Jean-Paul Boetius.

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