Arsenal Under-18s suffered their first defeat of the season on Saturday, going down 3-2 at home to Aston Villa.
Goals from Khalip Abdo and Rushian Hepburn-Murphy inside the first 10 minutes gave Villa the advantage but Stephy Mavididi struck his fourth goal of the campaign to reduce the arrears before half-time. Hepburn-Murphy scored his second nine minutes from time but Arsenal responded again when Tyrell Robinson tucked home. But the visitors held on, leaving Frans de Kat's side with six points from their opening three games.
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