The forward scored his fifth goal in as many games to keep his side in fourth spot, five points adrift of leaders PSG.
The Oranje coach was under pressure prior to the game, but his side continued their recent success over Vicente Del Bosque's side to give him breathing space.
The Spurs winger struck 11 minutes from the end after Graziano Pelle had opened the scoring with a glancing header in the first half.
The South American duo played together at Barcelona and were back on the same pitch when Brazil beat Chile in London at the weekend.
The left-back was the unlikely match-winner as his strike on 63 minutes proved to be the difference between the two sides.