The top two teams in the Premier League cancelled each other out in the first half, with Erling Haaland twice going close for City while pacesetters Arsenal forced home goalkeeper Stefan Ortega into two fine saves to keep them at bay.
They hoped the 28-year-old, who was in the Belgium squad at last year's World Cup in Qatar and has made 24 appearances for his country, would be eligible for selection against third-placed Manchester United on Sunday.
United are without a top-flight title in a decade and registered their worst-ever Premier League points total last term. Arsenal's last league triumph was in 2003, and they have not finished higher than fifth in the previous six seasons.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta's decisive handling of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has ensured there is no room for egos in the Premier League club's dressing room, midfielder Mohamed Elneny said.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta backed Gabriel Jesus to rediscover his scoring touch soon, after the striker failed to find the net in a 1-0 Europa League win over FC Zurich on Thursday, extending his recent goal drought to eight games.
PSV Eindhoven have been ordered to play their next European competition game without their away fans after crowd trouble marred their Europa League defeat at Arsenal last week, UEFA said on Thursday.
Arsenal forward Gabriel Jesus is not concerned about the potential for burnout during the club's demanding schedule and says he is ready to play 70 games a season if required.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta defended his decision not to rest winger Bukayo Saka in a 1-0 Europa League win over PSV Eindhoven on Thursday, saying the world's top players are expected to perform at their best while playing once every three days.
North London derbies are always feisty encounters but Saturday's clash between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur will have an extra incentive with top spot in the Premier League at stake. Twenty four hours later champions Manchester City host Manchester United as the Premier League returns with a derby bonanza after the international break.
Chelsea sacked Tuchel on Wednesday, a day after the London club suffered a shock 1-0 defeat at Dinamo Zagreb in their Champions League opener.
Arsenal maintained their perfect start to the Premier League season with a fifth consecutive win but Manchester City's new signing Erling Haaland stole the limelight with his second hat-trick in 6-0 romp over Nottingham Forest on Wednesday.
The Ukrainian Premier League restarted on Tuesday on the country's Day of National Flag.
William Saliba was outstanding for Arsenal as he finally made his debut after three years spent on loan at different clubs in France.
Arsenal, who finished fifth last season, brought in Jesus and Zinchenko from Manchester City for a combined 75 million pounds.
Odegaard is no stranger to wearing an armband, however, as he has been the captain of the Norway national team since March last year.
The 25-year-old is Arteta's second raid on Premier League champions City since the end of last season after their £45 million signing of Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus.
Conte, whose team eased to victory on the back of a Kane double and a strike from Son, was unhappy with Arteta's assessment of the referee.
Arteta took over from Unai Emery in December 2019 and his previous deal was set to expire at the end of next season.
Sixth-placed United are six points adrift of the top four and could miss out on European football completely next season.
Arsenal got off the mark when Eddie Nketiah pounced on a weak back pass by Christensen before slotting past goalkeeper Edouard Mendy in the 13th minute.