Arsenal handed arguably their greatest take a look at of their title credentials to this point as Gabriel’s objective earned them a 1-0 win away at Chelsea and a return to the highest of the Premier League desk.
The Gunners’ Brazilian centre-back touched in Bukayo Saka’s nook mid-way by way of the second half to earn Mikel Arteta’s facet a priceless three factors.
Arsenal may have put extra previous their opponents had Gabriel Jesus scored gilt-edged probabilities in both half.
On the different finish, it was a disappointing afternoon for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who began for Chelsea in opposition to his former membership, however hardly ever threatened together with the remainder of his Blues’ attackers.
The end result means the Gunners have re-established their two-point lead on the prime of the desk with only one recreation – a visit to Wolves subsequent Saturday – earlier than the World Cup break.