NAC batter Willem II 4-0; Twente tear Groningen apart
NAC 4 – Willem II 0 (Eredivisie, March 17, 2013) A 10th minute goal from Kees Luijckx gave NAC the early advantage. Mats Seuntjes made it 2-nil in the 72nd with a back post finish. The visitors were killed off when Elson Hooi and Danny Verbeek added two more goals in two minutes.
FC Groningen 0 – FC Twente 3 (Eredivisie, March 17, 2013) Leroy Fer put the visitors in the lead on the stroke of halftime. Dusan Tadic put the game beyond his old club by converting the spot-kick and then Luc Castaignos made it 3-0 by smashing it under substitute goalkeeper Luciano da Silva.