For the Gunners, it was about solidifying their lead at the top of the table, while Spurs looked to boost their Top 4 ambitions, and earn bragging rights.
Arsenal wasted no time and established their dominance early on as they moved the ball about with fluidity and ease.
Eventually, the deadlock was broken through a thumping finish by Thomas Partey, who managed to find an excellent strike instead of his typically wayward ones.
The home side continued to dictate play with Spurs finding little joy on the counter until Richarlison won a penalty after being clumsily taken down by Gabriel.
Up stepped Harry Kane, the NLD’s all-time top-scorer, who converted clinically.
After the break, Arsenal broke the parity fairly quickly with Gabriel Jesus pouncing upon a loose ball in the box.
Granit Xhaka then added a third, cementing the win for Arsenal and capping off a 5-star display from the league leaders.
Gooners gathered inside the Emirates were in jubilation, and as the cameras panned around, fans online spotted a few familiar faces.
High-profile games such as these usually feature star names in the crowd, and aside from fellow Gunners in Thierry Henry and Leah Williamson, 2 TV celebs were also in attendance.
Hunt even took to his Instagram after full-time to rub salt in Spurs’ wounds by aiming a jibe at their frantic touchline activity.
Following Emerson Royal’s red, Antonio Conte and co looked a bit perplexed, as they initially elected to throw on 3 subs, before altering it to 4.
The uncertainty meant that the changes were delayed by almost 10 minutes, which affected the away side on the pitch, as players kept peering over their shoulders in confusion.
While he may have played a clueless yank on the show, Coach ‘Beard’ clearly knows his stuff and follows the game passionately.