Mikel Arteta’s men ended Tottenham Hotspur unbeaten run in the Premier League to sit comfortably on the top of the Premier League table after beating their North London rivals, Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon, thanks to goals from Thomas Partey, Gabriel Jesus and Granit Xhaka.
Arsenal’s midfielder, Thomas Partey opened the scoring for Arsenal in the 20th minute, with a long range effort before Harry Kane brought Tottenham Hotspur back in the game before halftime via a penalty kick.
Four minutes into the second half, Arsenal’s summer signing, Gabriel Jesus puts Arsenal up after an error from Hugo Lloris, getting his first North London derby goal for Arsenal against Tottenham Hotspur.
After his goal in the 49th minute, Gabriel Jesus then went on to recreate Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry’s iconic goal celebration.
Granit Xhaka then extended Arsenal’s lead beyond Tottenham Hotspur reach in 67th with Tottenham Hotspur’s already down to 10 men following Emerson Royal’s red.