The 27-year-old played the full 90 minutes and once again was unlucky not to add to his impressive assist tally which sits at 18.
Ozil uploaded a picture of himself during the game along with the caption, “Duty done! We took the three crucial points!”
The Gunners were under pressure to win following their disappointing 0-0 draw wth Sunderland last weekend.
Danny Welbeck came off the bench to score the games only goal to earn Arsenal all three points.
Arsenal moved up to third place following their win over the relegation battlers. However, Manchester City can overtake the Gunners if they win their game in hand against Southampton this weekend. Arsenal take on Man City next weekend in the Premier League.