Three second-half goals would, however, see the hosts leapfrog their North London rivals into fourth in the Premier League table, and speaking after the game, Unai Emery praised the role of the fans.
'I love the ruthlessness, ' Wright said in the aftermath of Arsenal's victory. For supporters it is a special match, for us too because we want to give them a special match.
A Tottenham supporter was arrested for throwing a banana skin onto the field after the Gabon worldwide scored and celebrated in front of away fans.
Outspoken commentator Piers Morgan led outrage to the incident on social media, demanding officials to come down as hard as possible on the perpetrator.
Dier's celebration for Tottenham's first-half equaliser ended in a scrap between several players from both sides, but Ramsey says the disruption had no effect on the game.
Dier then ran over to one of the corners to celebrate his goal in front of the home fans, putting his fingers to his lips.
When asked whether Ozil had attended the game, he added: "I don't know".
The substitutes made a big difference to the north London derby after Ramsey provided assists for Aubameyang and Lacazette to turn the game on its head.
Time will tell if Arsenal can return to the Champions League after a two-year absence.
"He dealt with enough egos during his last two years at Paris Saint-Germain to last him a lifetime and that can not have been enjoyable, but Emery is at a club now that will allow him to follow his own path and it means every player needs to step up".
Jan Vertonghen was sent off in the 85th after a second yellow card was shown for a challenge on Lacazette. "But for now I am already thinking Wednesday in Manchester". Then you could really feel that the atmosphere was electric.