A double by Jozy Altidore saw AZ Alkmaar come from behind and leave the Amsterdam ArenA with a 2-2 draw with Eredivisie champions Ajax, while Feyenoord managed a slender 1-0 victory over FC Utrecht.
Feyenoord are not certain to take Arsenal winger Ryo Miyaichi on loan again, according to technical director Martin van Geel, who is aware the club have other players who can play in the same position.
Feyenoord and Twente continued their impressive starts to the season and now lead the way in the fledgling standings, while Ajax lost further ground.
Feyenoord have starved off competition from Twente to complete the signing of pacy Ivorian Sekou Cisse for a undisclosed fee from Roda JC.
Roda JC striker Sekou Cisse has finally made a decision on his future, declaring it will be Twente - and not Feyenoord - that he will be joining.
Six players from Côte d'Ivoire's impressive Olympic squad have been rewarded with places in the senior pool to face Mozambique on 7 September.