Bafitemi Gomis came off the bench to score the only goal of the game in the 85th minute of the game. The goal came against the run of play in a match where Arsenal dominated 68% of the possession.
The defeat leaves Arsenal in 35 games in 70 points, three points behind second placed Manchester City.
Özil received a rating of 7.08 by whoscored.com. The Germany international made five key passes and maintained a passing accuracy of 93%.
The 26-year-old has been in good form since returning from injury, the World Cup winner recently won the Arsenal Vitality Player of the Month award and April PFA Fans Player of the Month award.
Arsenal have won 15 out of the last 18 games Özil has played in since recovering from injury.
Following the final whistle we took to Twitter to see how Özil’s latest performance went down on social media. Read a selection of what we found below: