Liverpool are a point further back after they thrashed Southampton on Saturday, meaning the top three are separated by just two points after gameweek 13.
Elsewhere on Sunday, Brentford beat Everton 1-0 and Leicester won 4-2 against Watford.
Tottenham’s match against Burnley on Sunday was postponed due to adverse weather conditions at Turf Moor.
A win for Mikel Arteta’s side pushed them clear of a crowded chasing pack in the race for European football, with the Gunners fifth and a point ahead of Wolves, who drew with Norwich later on Saturday.
The 3pm kick-offs also Steven Gerrard take his Aston Villa side on the road for the first time, winning at Crystal Palace. Brighton drew at home with Leeds in the Saturday evening match-up.
Premier League table 2021/22
Premier League 2021/22 fixtures, gameweek 13
Saturday November 27 (all times GMT)
1230 | Arsenal 2-0 Newcastle
1500 | Liverpool 4-0 Southampton
1500 | Norwich 0-0 Wolves
1730 | Brighton 0-0 Leeds
Sunday November 28
1400 | Brentford 1-0 Everton
1400 | Manchester City 2-1 West Ham
1400 | Leicester 4-2 Watford