Ajax hammers Heerenveen

Ajax stormed to another convincing 1 defeat at the Amsterdam Arena.

After downing De Graafschap, 4-1, on the opening weekend of the season, Ajax took the lead on Sunday after 36 minutes through Kolbeinn Sigthorsson.

Bas Dost equalized just two minutes later for the visitors, but Toby Alderweireld put Ajax back in front a few minutes before the break.

Derk Boerrigter stretched the lead to 3-1 shortly after halftime, while Miralem Sulejmani scored his third goal in two games with 15 minutes to play, making it 4-1 to the hosts.

Gregory Van Der Wiel then capped the scoring in stoppage time with his first goal of the campaign for Ajax.

Heracles 2, NAC 1

Almelo, Netherlands - Heracles claimed its first win of the season on Sunday as the club got two goals in the final 25 minutes to claim a 2-1 victory over NAC.

Matthew Amoah scored shortly after the half-hour mark to put NAC in the lead, but Willy Overtoom's penalty kick in the 66th minute leveled the contest.

Heracles then took all three points when Everton tallied his second goal in as many games in the 77th.

Utrecht 2, De Graafschap 2

Utrecht, Netherlands - Jacob Mulenga bagged two goals in the final 15 minutes to help rescue a 2-2 draw for Utrecht against De Graafschap.

Rydell Poepon scored the lone goal in the opening 45 minutes to put De Graafschap up at halftime, while Soufian El Hassnaoui doubled the lead just before the hour mark.

But after Mulenga pulled a goal back for Utrecht in the 76th minute, he was picked out by Marcus Nilsson's through ball and beat goalkeeper Joost Terol to level the match.

Groningen 4, Den Haag 2

Groningen, Netherlands - Tim Matavz scored a hat trick to lead Groningen to a convincing 4-2 win over Den Haag on Sunday.

Matavz scored all three of his goals in the first half, with the opener arriving after 16 minutes. He doubled his tally in the 21st and added another eight minutes before the break.

Leandro Bacuna netted his second goal in as many games for Groningen shortly after the break, making it 4-0 before both Lex Immers and Mike van Duinen pulled goals back for the visiting side.