Arsenal Under-18s survived a late comeback to squeeze home 3-2 against Norwich City on Saturday at London Colney.
Nigel Neita put the home side ahead just past the hour but, just four minutes later, the visitors won a penalty. However Damien Martinez celebrated signing a professional contract at the club by saving from Matt Ball’s spot-kick.
Arsenal would punish the mistake almost immediately. Josh Rees and Kyle Ebecilio scored within a couple minutes of each other to leave Arsenal 3-0 ahead.
But Remy Gordon reduced the arrears in the 79th minute and then Daniel Boateng put through his own net in the final seconds. However Arsenal held on.
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