Thulani Serero returned to the starting line-up for Ajax Amsterdam, as they recorded a 2-0 win over Heerenveen on Wednesday evening.
The Bafana Bafana international played the full 90 minutes for the Dutch outfit, as they moved three points behind league leaders, PSV Eindhoven.
Kamohelo Mokotjo's FC Twente continued to move further away from the relegation zone, after they picked up a 2-0 win over Excelsior.
Mokotjo started in midfield and played the entire 90 minutes in his 29th appearance in the Dutch Eredivisie, as his side moved 14 points clear of the bottom three.
Steven Pienaar made a return to first team action for Everton in their 4-0 loss to cross-town rivals, Liverpool at Anfield.
The former Bafana Bafana captain replaced John Stones in the 62nd minute but was unable to prevent his side from suffering a heavy defeat.