The Canaries started well against the Gunners, with both 'keepers in good form in the first half.
The visitors went in at the break a goal up, however, and after City conceded a disappointing penalty in the second period Arsenal went on to win 3-0.
Despite ultimately being outdone by the power and pace of their opponents, the game was a great opportunity for the youngsters to compete a high level and progress their development.
NORWICH CITY: Oxborough; Scales, Walters (Sambu 55), Syme, Lewis, Fox, Byrne-Hewitt, Black, Simpson, Cantwell, Couzens (Boateng 75). Subs not used: Beauchamp (GK).