Ajax won their sixth Eredivisie match in a row with a 2-0 victory at Den Haag.
Two late goals propelled league-leaders Feyenoord Rotterdam over NEC Nijmegen 2-1.
PSV have just two wins in six games now as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Heracles in the Eredivisie on Saturday.
Matt Jurman could well have left Sydney FC during the A-League preseason but he chose to stay.
Talks are taking place over an international league involving the biggest clubs in Scandinavia, Scotland, the Netherlands and Belgium.
City are now managed by Pep Guardiola, who worked under the Netherlands great for eight years at Barca.