Aubameyang would add a lovely second 11 minutes later, before substitute Alexandre Lacazette's penalty after a barge by Badou Ndiaye in the box gave the scoreline a gloss that had not looked likely at half-time when Arsenal were booed off.
With the Gunners 13 points off the top-four Premier League finish that would see them into the Champions League, the only realistic way they can return to Europe's elite club competition is by winning the second-string Europa League.
Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma has warned Arsenal that Stoke City will be doing everything possible to get points on the board at the Emirates today.
In his post-match press conference the Arsenal manager addressed the turnout at the Emirates with the Gunners boss further admitting that his side's sixth place in the Premier League table was a factor for the poor attendance figures on Sunday, as was Easter and the fact that the side have just returned from the worldwide break.
Migrants in Israel to resettle in Canada, Germany, Italy: Netanyahu
He called it a "total surrender to the false campaign in the media" and said the credibility of the government was at stake. Most arrived in Israel in the second half of the last decade, crossing from Egypt before the route was sealed.
"We didn't play well in the first half at all". With the Potters desperately needing three points in their battle against relegation, they succumbed to a 3-0 loss at the Emirates.
Lambert was convinced the penalty should not have been given as Martin Indi, although approaching from a position behind Ozil, had got enough on the ball. Despite PEA being a confirmed super-striker, Wenger has now suggested that the Gabon hitman could be pushed out on the wing to accommodate Alexandre Lacazette in a central role.
Aubameyang revealed he passed up the opportunity to score a maiden Arsenal hat-trick - he had scored two for Borussia Dortmund this season before his January transfer - because he wanted to help Lacazette. The success means Arsenal have finally won back-to-back Premier League games for the first time since November and continued their revival after a hard period in January and February. In the second half we rectified that. It's normal. I think it's good for his confidence, and that's why.
"I thought that when I came in and nothing's changed my mind that we're not going to do it". And we don't have a championship to fight for. "I think it's great". I just spoke to Craig not long after the game and asked him what he saw.