He was finally decisive as Arsenal recorded a comfortable 2-0 home win, something that Emery has demanded from him time and time again.
"Our target is very clear".
To which Ozil replied: "Our aim is to get into the top four, of course we're happy that we're in front of Tottenham. you know [laughs]". I think we are more confident and everybody knows what they need to do. But Everton is going to be hard for us.
"He is working a lot and he is giving us his quality".
In fact, Gunners supporters were left in stitches after Ozil laughed after being told they had overtaken Spurs in the standings.
Emery put's the rise down to finding some consistency.
"The coach said we had to be patient and efficient in the box, and we did that".
"And we had these opportunities and we won".
Keane helped England to get their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign off to a winning start last month and he scored his first goal for his country in the 5-1 win over Montenegro. Now is the outcome.
"We need to continue being consistent, continue being together and continue with a big mentality to learn when we need to struggle together to impose our moment in 90 minutes". "We have created a big atmosphere here".
After the worldwide break, Arsenal picked up from where they took a break from at the Emirates Stadium, defeating the Magpies 2-0 and returned to third place in the Premier League table.
The three points were never really in doubt against the lowly Magpies and Ramsey stroked them ahead with a nice finish on the half-hour.
Lacazette then turned scorer with seven minutes to go as he reacted quickest to a header from substitute Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to slot home.
"[Aaron Ramsey came off but] it's only cramped".
"After you have to defend against a team with pace and quality".