Goals from Nacho Monreal and Alex Iwobi, coming either side of half-time, ensured the hosts picked up all three points in a result that moves them level with Chelsea on 13 points - six behind the two Manchester clubs.
Arsenal, who have also claimed back-to-back Europa League wins and a Carabao Cup triumph since losing at Anfield, now head into the global break level on 13 points with fourth-placed Chelsea and six behind the table-topping Manchester clubs.
Beating Brighton also gave Wenger the record for teams beaten in the Premier League, which he previously tied with Man United's Ferguson on 44, which is some record, so has Wenger got over the glitch and is he still the right man to take Arsenal forward and on to glory?
But the long-serving French manager is demanding more from the player who hit his sixth Arsenal goal, and his fifth at home. after Nacho Monreal's first half strike put the North Londoners ahead.
The France global became the first Arsenal player to score in his first three home games for the club in the Premier league era.
Asked what was the one thing above all other that he had learnt from his time at Arsenal, Wenger replied: "I would say humility". I knew that after the game at Liverpool, everybody did write us off. It's very early, seven games played and 31 to go. It's very hard to be very expansive here, particularly when you are a team like we are that's just been promoted.
While Mesut Ozil was ruled out though injury, Alexis Sanchez started in attack for the Gunners, and the Chilean was superb throughout.
"I'll be looking forward after the worldwide break - having hopefully made the next stage of World Cup qualification with Australia - to come back to Everton at home for hopefully another special day that we can turn into three points for us". We knew it would be a hard game. In the six games we've had different types of challenges.
Arsenal claimed their third Premier League win in four matches by seeing off Brighton 2-0 earlier today.
'We kept the clean sheet and of course got three points.
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