The first time the two teams met, the Gunners brushed aside the Spurs. Then, then, then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then,then, After another statement win over the Blues, the Gunners will stay at the top of the table for a few more days.
After 13 matches, Mikel Arteta's side are two points ahead of second-place City.
In the early kick-off on Saturday, City will return to the top of the table if they beat Brentford.
If they beat Wolves on the same day in the late kick-off, they will be at the top of the table for six weeks.
There are no games in the premier league after 13 November because of the World cup.
In their 11th top-flight win of the season, Arteta's players reached a new level.
"It's a really young team, but they played as a really mature team and it's a big step against this opposition."
They haven't won the title in a decade. After the World Cup, can they sustain a serious challenge?
For the first time in more than two years, the 'big six' have been beaten by the Gunners in the premier league.
They are the only team to have scored in every top-flight game so far this season, and the only one to have kept a clean sheet.
They are scoring 2.61 points per game. They will finish the season with 99 points, six more than they got last season, if they keep going at this rate.
Arteta isn't talking up his side's credentials as a title contender despite their excellent start to the season.
"We are getting much better as a team and competing much better than we were a year ago," said the Spaniard, who works for the company.
Right now, we are getting good results, but this is long.
Look at what Manchester City have done. The team is the best in the world.
In every competition, they have shown it. We need to be very respectful of that.
Arteta has been in charge of the club for three years.
He guided them to two eighth-place finishes before they finished fifth in the league.
Three years is a long time in the making of a team.
Ferdinand, who played for Manchester United and England, thinks that Arteta is being rewarded for sticking with the team after he came under pressure.
Managers who have had success have been given time to grow. Ferdinand said that the two men were given time.
Arteta is following that There is a feeling that something is going on. Is this team legit? You can sense what's going on.
They have an authority about how they play. It is great to see. The team is making it look easy at the moment.
A fourth league defeat in 13 matches has left them five points off a place in the European club competition.
They have not won any of their last four games and have lost consecutive games in the top flight for the first time since December 2020.
Graham Potter said his team lacked a bit of quality.
The effort was there, but they were beaten by the better team.
It's an indication of where we are and what needs to be improved. They are in a good place and Mikel Arteta has done a good job.
After facing Manchester City in the third round of the Carabao Cup, the Blues will play at in-formNewcastle on Saturday before the World Cup break.