Ajax climbed into third place in the Eredivisie table today by overcoming Willem II 4-2, while Feyenoord benefitted from a late own goal to claim a 3-2 win over ADO Den Haag.
Richard Moller Nielsen has been awarded the prestigious Captain’s Ball for his contribution to Finnish football, while Niklas Moisander and Maija Saari have pocketed the country's top annual male and female honours respectively.
A fascinating evening in the UEFA Champions League saw some of the lesser lights grab the spotlight with AC Milan, Arsenal, Real Madrid and Manchester City all defeated.
Dutch champions Ajax overwhelmed their Premier League counterparts Manchester City to pick up their first points of UEFA Champions League Group D in a 3-1 win, leaving Roberto Mancini's side in trouble.
Reigning champions Ajax powered to the summit of the Eredivisie with a 5-0 win over NAC Breda, while ADO Den Haag climbed up to fourth with a win over VVV.
After successful spells at Zwolle and AZ Alkmaar, Finland international Niklas Moisander has returned to Ajax in a €3m deal.