Arsenal missed the opportunity to take their lead to eight points after settling for a 1-1 draw against Brentford.
Leandro Trossard came off the bench to put Arsenal in front after the break, following a goal less first half.
Ivan Toney responded some minutes later with a contested headed to give the visitors’a deserved point at the Emirates.
The draw for Arsenal comes at the heel of defeats in the league and FA Cup to Everton and Manchester City, respectively.
Mikel Arterta’s men are due to take on second placed Man City in next game on February 15.
While, Brentford, meanwhile, are eighth and just five points off fifth place.