Arsenal will feel they got away with stealing a point while Southampton will feel hard done by as the Saints battled to an impressive 1-1 draw that could have been at least a 3-1 victory if more things had gone their way.
Gaston Ramirez stole the show while Theo Walcott failed to make enough of an impression to maintain his top form at the moment.
For much of the night, key Arsenal players, including Santi Cazorla, just looked a step behind and that the holiday season's fatigue was setting in. With the FA Cup fixtures at the weekend drawing near, Arsene Wenger may have to dig a little deeper into his squad to give a few key players some rest.
As we look back to yesterday evening's contest, here were the top six performers from the Saints and Gunners' 1-1 draw.