However, Arteta's men came out guns blazing as they made Tottenham look like schoolboys during the first half.
At the end of the first forty five minutes, Arsenal were already up by three goals, with Spurs lacking answers to the questions being asked of their defence by Arsenal.
However, Arsenal were also treated to the sight of their club legend Thiery Henry, who turned up to to watch the game.
Hence, after scoring his team's second goal, Aubameyang sent the Emirates stadium into raptures, after copying one of the most iconic Thiery Henry celebrations.
The celebration is so iconic such that it has been used to create the statue of the Club Legend, erected outside the stadium.
Even Henry himself seemed to quietly enjoy Aubameyang's goal and celebration, as he quietly clapped from the stands. Here are some reactions from fans to Aubameyang's celebration.
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