Robin van Persie´s close-range header after 13 minutes proved enough for an eighth straight victory.
West Ham, though, had their chances, the best of which fell to England hopeful Dean Ashton - but had goalkeeper Rob Green to thank for denying Arsenal further goals with a string a fine saves.
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