The Germany international teed up Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud for the opener in the first half before Lauren Koscielny added a second.
Ross Barkley’s deflected goal ensured a nervy second half for the hosts at The Emirates but Arsenal held on to hoist themselves above Manchester City into top spot.
And Ozil was pleased with a positive week for the north London side after backing up their famous 2-0 win against Bayern Munich with victory over the Toffees.
— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) October 24, 2015
Ozil scored a goal and made an assist in Arsenal’s victories over Bayern and Everton.
The 27-year-old midfielder has scored two goals and made five assists in his last six games for the FA Cup holders in all competitions.
The World Cup winner moved to Arsenal from Real Madrid in a club-record £42.5m deal in 2013.
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