In Mkhitaryan's absence, Danny Welbeck scored twice to help Arsenal extend their winning streak to six games in all competitions by seeing off Southampton at the Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal already have one foot in the last four of the Europa League following their 4-1 thrashing of CSKA Moscow in the first leg of their quarter-final clash on Thursday.
The England global had found the net in the first half too, his deflected drive making it 2-1 after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's poked finish had cancelled out Shane Long's early opener for the visitors.
Arsenal, however, were at last moving forward with greater objective and seven minutes from halftime Welbeck received the benefit of a deflection off Maya Yoshida to beat goalkeeper Alex McCarthy.
Welbeck scored a late victor for Arsenal to inflict more misery on Mark Hughes'Southampton side.
Southampton are three points behind 17th placed Crystal Palace but with a game in hand.
Saints remain three points adrift of safety despite taking the lead early on through Shane Long goal and then levelling at 2-2 when Charlie Austin scored just seconds after coming on as a substitute.
The England forward had not scored a single league goal since September past year, but proved the catalyst for a much-changed Arsenal side ahead of their Europa League quarter-final second leg at CSKA Moscow on Thursday.
Reiss Nelson made his first Premier League start for the Gunners, becoming the youngest player to do so since Serge Gnabry in 2013 against Swansea City.
Arsenal and Egyptian national team midfielder Mohamed Elneny became the first Egyptian to be sent off this season in any of the European leagues in the Sunday game against Southampton.
Arsenal started the match with four wins on the trot fully expecting to make it five on a wet afternoon in front of swaths of empty seats and a terrible atmosphere.
Another England World Cup hopeful was heavily involved as the injury-ravaged Welbeck netted his first league goals since September.
"Clearly we've got talented players - you've seen that today - we just need that element of determination and ability to affect the opposition when the going gets tough".
"People were questioning whether he would come back and I believe what he has done is exceptional".
Any Spurs players feeling underpaid and undervalued could perhaps be angered by that pay boost for the man at the top. Klopp, though, reckoned he was satisfied with a performance that saw Liverpool largely control proceedings.
Canberra-born Patty Mills scored 17 points for the San Antonio Spurs, who lost to the Los Angeles Clippers 113-110. In the most recent game between the sides, which the 76ers won by 36 points, he was similarly efficient.
More alarming, some media outlets publish these same fake stories... stories that just aren't true, without checking facts first. Philly.com writer Rob Tornoe captured video from the three Pennsylvania news stations that aired Sinclair's promo.
The technology could be useful for augmented reality, which is where Apple has put in a lot of effort in the past couple of years. Apple has already changed that notion by removing a home button altogether, but can a smartphone rely on gestures alone?
That campaign was defeated at a referendum in 1999 in which most Australians voted to maintain the status quo. Upon arrival, the couple was greeted in Brisbane by Governor-General Peter Cosgrove with a 21-gun salute.
According to the Atlanta Police Department, he had recently spoken to a supervisor about why he was passed over for a promotion. The civilian group Crime Stoppers offered a reward of up to $15,000 for information pointing to any criminal activity.
The judge said Park had shown "no sign of repentance" but had instead tried to shift the blame to Choi and her secretaries. Choi, the daughter of a South Korean cult leader, was sentenced to 20 years in jail on 18 charges in February.
These guys, I'm so grateful to have them in my life to get me through some of the tough times I'm going through". And during an interview at the MTV headquarters, Pauly showed off his dance moves in his Yeezys.
The BCCI brass is expecting that a clear victor will emerge by late afternoon tomorrow. "Every bidder has its threshold". During the five rounds of bidding that took place on the first day, the bid ended at ₹4,442 crore.
Conor McGregor released on $50000 bail
Straight after the bus incident, Nurmagomedov called out McGregor and seemed to challenge him to an unregulated fight . Star brawler Conor McGregor is a free man, following a backstage melee in an outburst that could harm his star power.
Canada hockey team bus crash kills 14
The bus driving the Humboldt Broncos had 29 passengers, including the driver, when it crashed at about 5 p.m. Ruschkowski said he was close with head coach Darcy Haugan and he will be missed in the hockey community.
Severe weather possible overnight
If you must travel, make sure to check the weather conditions, watches, warnings and advisories before venturing out the door. In response to that, the WALB First Alert Weather Team has declared a First Alert Weather Day .
Triple gold for record-breaking Aussie cyclists
That broke the mark of 3:30.65 the Aussies - including the Campbells and McKeon - clocked at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016. Canada finished second, almost four seconds behind. "I'm really grateful that I got that final spot", Jack said.
Decision On Salman's Bail Plea Reserved Till Tomorrow
Bollywood superstar Salman found guilty in 1998 blackbuck poaching case by Jodhpur court and he has been sent jail for 5 years. Since the high-profile case was listed on top of the day's schedule, the court verdict came by around 11.25 am.
Jury in Place For Bill Cosby's Retrial
The judge will allow testimony from 5 of Cosby's more than 60 accusers, five times more than in the first trial last spring. Cosby's lawyers had accused prosecutors of racial discrimination Wednesday for excluding a black woman from the panel.
Markets Now: Stocks Gain Steam on Trade War Relief
The stock posting the largest daily percentage gain in the S&P 500 ahead of the close Thursday was Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. Another flare-up in trade tensions between the USA and China sent the stock market sharply lower for the second time this week.
Opposition parties joining hands fearing Modi: Amit Shah
He said that out of fear of the Modi wave, parties with different ideologies are coming together to contest elections. Shah answered and said that the people of the country are questioning on Congress' rule of four generations.