Ajax blew the opportunity to go to the highest from the Eredivisie on Sunday after letting a 2-0 lead slip as Roda hit back having a stoppage-time equaliser in Kerkrade.
PSV Eindhoven had cranked in the pressure on the title rivals indulging in 4-2 victory more than rock-bottom De Graafschap on Saturday, which moved Phillip Cocu’s men two points clear.
But Ajax looked to possess created the required response in Sunday’s lunchtime kick-off once they coasted into your comfortable lead with 2 goals in as much min‘s midway through the very first half.
The very first would be a header given by a corner by Arkadiusz Milik only following the 25 minute mark, closely followed using a neat 20-yard finish from Anwar El Ghazi.
Though, Rydell Poepon reduced the deficit 10 minutes until the break.
Horse Riding – The visitors offered little attacking threat inside the 2nd half, and once ex- Ajax trainee Poepon went near grabbing a late equaliser, substitute Maecky Ngombo nodded in from corner throughout the 2nd minute of included time for them to earn the hosts a share from the spoils as Frank de Boer’s men were again left frustrated following another successive draw.
Third-placed Feyenoord were beaten 2-0 at De Kuip by Den Haag, that was a fifth defeat inside a row for Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s men.
Things went from bad to worse to the hosts after Swedish midfielder Simon Gustafson saw his 28th-minute effort ruled out for which looked an undesirable offside choice, as Kevin Jansen headed the away side in front before half-time.
Ex- West Brom defender Gianni Zuiverloon, who started his profession in the Rotterdam club, wrapped in the three points having a long-range effort upon the hour mark, leaving Van Bronckhorst with plenty to contemplate before upcoming weekend’s trip to Ajax.
Heerenveen secured a 1-0 victory at Cambuur inside the Frisian derby having a goal from Swedish forward Arber Zeneli early inside the 2nd half, which leaves Henk de Jong’s men just two points before De Graafschap but still with no win in 2016.