By Lloyd Webb
Vlad Dragomir scored his first goal for Arsenal Under-18s as they fought back to beat Norwich 3-2 on Saturday.
Eddie Nketiah gave the Gunners an early lead but Diallang Jaiyesimi and Devonte Aransibia were on target to put the hosts in control at the break.
The visitors fought back in the second half as substitute Dragomir equalised before Yassin Fortune scored the winner 15 minutes from the end.
Frans de Kat made four changes to his side after their impressive 4-3 win at Reading, as Kostas Pileas, Tyrell Robinson, Savvas Mourgos and Nketiah all started.
Arsenal began the game strongly and were ahead in the eighth minute after Nketiah cut inside and fired into the bottom corner.
Norwich responded quickly and were soon level as Jaiyesimi’s deflected shot flew past the outstretched Ryan Huddart.
Aransibia put the hosts in front before the break when he raced through on goal and beat Huddart at his near post with a composed finish.
Norwich started the second half brightly and could have been two goals ahead but Jordan Couzens was flagged for offside.
Dragomir's wait for his first Arsenal goal ended with a fierce drive into the bottom corner from the edge of the box with 20 minutes remaining.
Fortune scored the winner soon afterwards when he drifted inside from the left flank and hammered the ball past Ashton Oxborough.
Robinson had a golden opportunity to put the game beyond doubt late on when he combined with Aaron Eyoma but fired over the bar from six yards out - but the visitors still took all three points.
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