A late fightback could not stop Arsenal Under-18s losing 3-2 to Norwich City at the Training Ground on Saturday morning.

The Norfolk side struck twice at the end of the first period. Elton Monteiro put through his own net five minutes from half-time and Josh Murphy scored from the spot on the whistle.

Arsenal Yth

1
McDermott
2
Glasgow
3
Campbell 75
4
Wynter
5
Monteiro
6
Fagan
7
Monakana 66 Goal!
8
Toral Goal!
9
Olsson 66
10
Roberts
11
Neita

Substitutes

12
Rees 66
13
Huddart
14
Bunjaku 66
15
Bihmoutine 75
16
Hayden

Norwich City Yth

1
Remi Matthews
2
Jason Dobbs
3
Michael Clunan
4
Kyle McFadden
5
Taylor McKenzie
6
Reece Hall-Johnson
7
Dean Florence
8
Sam Kelly
9
Jamar Loza Goal!
10
Josh Murphy Goal!
11
Joe Peacock

Substitutes

12
Cameron McGeehan
13
Jacob Murphy
14
Cameron Norman

Jamar Loza struck three minutes after the re-start to leave Arsenal trailing 3-0. Jeffrey Monakana put Steve Bould’s side back in the game then Jon Toral closed the deficit still further in the 63rd minute.

However Arsenal could not find the equaliser and slipped to their third defeat in Premier Academy League Group A this season.

Arsenal Yth

1
McDermott
2
Glasgow
3
Campbell 75
4
Wynter
5
Monteiro
6
Fagan
7
Monakana 66 Goal!
8
Toral Goal!
9
Olsson 66
10
Roberts
11
Neita

Substitutes

12
Rees 66
13
Huddart
14
Bunjaku 66
15
Bihmoutine 75
16
Hayden

Norwich City Yth

1
Remi Matthews
2
Jason Dobbs
3
Michael Clunan
4
Kyle McFadden
5
Taylor McKenzie
6
Reece Hall-Johnson
7
Dean Florence
8
Sam Kelly
9
Jamar Loza Goal!
10
Josh Murphy Goal!
11
Joe Peacock

Substitutes

12
Cameron McGeehan
13
Jacob Murphy
14
Cameron Norman
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