Chelsea vs Arsenal result, highlights and analysis of the match
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said his players have taken an "extra step" by returning to the top of the Premier League in a confident fashion with victory at Chelsea.
Arteta told BT Sport that his team became the first team to win at Chelsea after a 4-2 victory in the same match in April.
"It's easy to say after a game, winning at this stadium against this opponent is an extra step for these players to believe they can make it under pressure from bigger opponents." I can do this.
Centre-back Gabriel's winner came when a delivery from Bukayo Saka stunned a crowd of players to ensure that all nine Arsenal goals resulted in rounded corners.
Chelsea lacked pass ideas and were deprived of their possession for a long period of time as their winless run in the Premier League extended to four matches.
The Blues are seventh after their second consecutive top-flight loss, a top four spot in addition to them if Newcastle United stops looking at their results.
This was Arsenal's most brutal game to date, as his first visit to a team that finished above him in the Premier League last season.
Chelsea were expected favorites to win the title after losing 3–1 to Manchester United in early September, their only league defeat to come on their journey.
Gabriel Jesus should have led the opener when Gabriel Martinelli found him on goal before the break but the striker was a threat