The draw means Arsenal are now eight points clear at the top of the league but has played a game more than Manchester City.
Newcastle remains in third place as they continue their good defensive record.
Arsenal controlled most of the ball and created better chances in the first half. Odegaard fired over the bar just four minutes before Saka forced a good save from Pope just a minute later.
Newcastle grew into the half slowly but failed to have a clear sight at goal. The match began to heat up as the referee showed five yellow cards in 15 minutes, three for Arsenal and two for Newcastle, but neither side could take the lead.
The Gunners were the better team in the second period as the visitors failed to hit the target. Newcastle defended well, but Pope pulled off a great save in the 88th minute to stop Nketiah from scoring as the game finished 0-0.
Arteta’s side play Oxford United in the FA Cup next before facing Tottenham in the league. Newcastle will play Sheffield Wednesday in the cup and then host Leicester in the Premier League.
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