The roots of Ajax Amsterdam's third straight Dutch soccer title can be found not only in their strong finish to the season but in the failure of their rivals to
Ajax took a huge step towards a third straight title as they beat rivals PSV 3-2 away on Sunday to go five points clear.
Vitesse Arnhem failed to go level on points with leaders Ajax Amsterdam when they spoiled a 3-0 lead at Roda JC Kerkrade.
PSV Eindhoven must beat reigning champions Ajax on Sunday to leapfrog the league leaders and take control of the title race.
PSV and Vitesse Arnhem moved level on points with Dutch league leaders Ajax thanks to comfortable wins.
Danish teenager Viktor Fischer scored twice as Ajax beat NEC Nijmegen 4-1 to go three points clear.
Siem de Jong struck twice as Ajax Amsterdam returned to the top of the Eredivisie with a 3-2 win at AZ Alkmaar on Sunday.
PSV Eindhoven went back to the top of the Dutch league after beating neighbours RKC Waalwijk 2-0.
Teenager Jean-Paul Boetius struck twice as Feyenoord won 3-0 at NEC Nijmegen on Sunday to remain in the Dutch title race.
Steve McClaren has left Dutch side FC Twente for the second time after just 13 months in charge.
Full table Dutch Eredivisie
Goals for : 39 (1.15 /match)
Goals against : 48 (1.41 /match)
Goals distance : -9
Leading scorers :
Goal breakdown :
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