The Under-18s kicked off their defence of the Premier Academy League title with a draw at Sheffield United on Saturday.
Jordan Chappel handed United the lead on the hour-mark with a thunderous volley. However, Roarie Deacon snatched the Gunners' equaliser 12 minutes later after rounding the keeper to score.
Up next for the Academy is Leeds united next Saturday.
Sheffield United Yth
- Chappel Goal!