It was Arsenal’s first win at home in the league since October and the first time they have scored three goals in the league since the opening day victory at Fulham
Tammy Abraham scored late on for Chelsea but they missed out on the chance to move up to second in the table and remain sixth, one point off the top four places.
Prior to kick off, Arsenal announced that Gabriel will miss their next three games because he is self-isolating after coming into close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.
Arsenal started brightly but it was Chelsea who came closest to opening the scoring after 13 minutes when Mason Mount‘s free kick clipped the post.
Xhaka doubled their lead just before the break with a fantastic free kick that flew into the top corner.
Just 10 minutes into the second half, Saka scored Arsenal’s third goal with an effort which looped over Edouard Mendy.
Mohamed Elneny struck the bar before Abraham grabbed a consolation goal late on for the visitors.