The Armenian Henrikh Mkhitaryan salvaged a point in the last few minutes of the Arsenal game against the Wolverhampton Wanderers (1-1) and consummated the third tie in a row of those of Unai Emery.
The londoners were soon behind on the scoreboard, when Ivan Cavaleiro, aided by the mexican Raúl Jiménez, managed to overtake his team to 13 minutes.
The missteps, which forced the Arsenal to a comeback that kept the pace of the Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool and Manchester City, all holders of three points this day.
After the goalless draw against Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League, the Gunners returned to suffer from lack of scoring and depth, and were surpassed in shots and shots on goal for the squad of Nuno Espirito Santo.
The entry of Mkhitaryan in the minute 76 ended up being decisive and the Armenian won the final tie when the Emirates Stadium was feared the first defeat since last August 12.
The point harvested is not enough for the londoners to get closer to the top of the table, where only the Chelsea prodded with another results without goals against Everton.
Therefore, the Arsenal remains fifth, in positions of Europa League, three of the Champions League and eight of the leadership.