Arsenal climbed to the top of the Reserve League South table on Monday night with a 2-1 victory at Chelsea.
Neil Banfield's young team made it three wins out of three in 2010 thanks to goals either side of half-time from Luke Freeman and Gilles Sunu.
Chelsea set up a grandstand finish by reducing the deficit in the second half but Arsenal held on to leapfrog Aston Villa - at least until the Midlands side play on Tuesday night.
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