A double from Alexis Sanchez either side of a Calum Chambers goal gave the Gunners a 3-0 win over Sean Dyche's side at the Emirate Stadium.
But those goals only came after 70 minutes.
Still, what does it matter when the full-time whistle brings a convincing scoreline and the knowledge that Arsene Wenger's man are back in the top four of the Premier League?
Match-winner Sanchez was certainly pleased with his performance, taking to Twitter after the victory to thank his fans and team-mates.
Feliz por el partido y mis compañeros . Happy with the game and for my team mates Thank you pic.twitter.com/cR5Vd0dDae— Alexis Sánchez (@Alexis_Sanchez) November 1, 2014
Meanwhile, Aaron Ramsey, who came on for Mikel Arteta, also tweeted after the 3-0 triumph.
The Welshman has only just returned to fitness following more injury trouble and took the opportunity to welcome back Theo Walcott, who also came on after returning from a long-term knee injury.
Good win and performance, on another day we may have scored more. Big welcome back to @theowalcott, great to have you back mate!— Aaron Ramsey (@aaronramsey) November 1, 2014
Mesut Ozil, however, is still injured - and will be for some time - but also congratulated his side on 'three important points.'
Next up for Arsenal are Anderlecht in the Champions League, before the Gunners travel to Swansea City the following weekend.