U.S. attacker Earnie Stewart scored on a free kick at the edge of the penalty area to help NAC Breda defeat Heerenveen, 2-1. It marked Stewart's ninth goal this season. NAC is in fourth place on
34 points, behind PSV Eindhoven, which has 34 and a superior goal difference, second-place Feyenoord (35 points) and leader Ajax (36 points). Ajax has a game in hand; Feyenoord has two games in
ò John O'Brien (Ajax, D1)
vs. FC Utrecht JC (1-3). Started: 90 minutes. Ajax suffered its first road loss in five games. ò Earnie Stewart (NAC
vs. Heerenveen, (2-1). Started: 90 minutes. Scored one goal.