PSV go level at the top
A review of the weekend's action in the Dutch Eredivisie, as PSV Eindhoven moved into a share of top spot.
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Jurgen Locadia grabbed a late winner to hand PSV Eindhoven a 2-1 win against RKC Waalwijk and propel Phillip Cocu's men back into a share of top spot in the Eredivisie.
The home side went ahead through Ola Toivonen in the 23rd minute but saw their progress stunted by an equaliser from Robert Braber on the stroke of half-time.
RKC held their own in the second half until Sander Duits was dismissed with five minutes to go and the 10 men could not hold out as Locadia struck to deny the struggling visitors just a sixth point of the season.
PSV now have 18 points from nine games, the same number as Twente, who won 1-0 at Cambuur on Friday night.
Ajax are a point behind the top two after beating FC Utrecht 3-0 thanks to goals from Thulani Serero, Davy Klaassen and Danny Hoesen.
Feyenoord moved up to fourth courtesy of a 2-1 win at Vitesse Arnhem.
Goals from Stefan de Vrij and Graziano Pelle inside the opening 20 minutes proved enough for the Rotterdammers with Mike Havenaar's 83rd-minute consolation proving too little, too late for Vitesse.
Managerless AZ Alkmaar slumped to a 2-1 loss at FC Groningen.
The visitors, under the guidance of interim boss Martin Haar following last weekend's surprise sacking of Gertjan Verbeek, slipped to defeat thanks to Groningen substitute Richairo Zivkovic.
Zivkovic struck with 19 minutes to go after AZ's Johann Berg Gudmundsson had cancelled out an own goal from Nick Viergever.
On Saturday, Alireza Jahanbakhsh's 89th-minute own goal ensured rock-bottom NEC's comeback from three goals down was all for nothing as they lost 4-3 at Go Ahead Eagles.
The hosts looked to be cruising as they went three goals up inside 28 minutes, with Deniz Turuc opening the scoring in the fourth minute while Xander Houtkoop (21) and Jarchinio Antonia put the Eagles out of sight.
But second-half substitute Michael Higdon and Jakob Jantscher cut the deficit to one goal with strikes in the 72nd and 76th minutes, and while Ryan Koolwijk came off the bench to score the leveller three minutes from time, their efforts were all in vain as Jahanbakhsh put into his own net.
PEC Zwolle missed the chance to move level on points with Twente after being held to a goalless draw at nine-man Roda JC.
The visitors could not find a breakthrough despite Roda playing almost the entire match with 10 men, with Roly Bonevacia seeing red in the 23rd minute.
Roda finished the match with nine men after 64th-minute substitute Frank Demouge was also given his marching orders four minutes from the end.
Stipe Perica came off the bench to fire an 83rd-minute winner to help NAC edge out Heracles 2-1.
NAC took a 49th-minute lead through Rydell Poepon and although Thomas Bruns hit back almost immediately, Perica gave the hosts all three points seven minutes from the end.