Norwich City Under-18s were beaten by Arsenal as they resumed action in the U18 Premier League (South).
Folarian Balogun gave Arsenal an early lead and their advantage was doubled on 22 minutes through Danny Ballard.
City improved after the break but Matthew Smith struck late on to seal the victory.
The result leaves David Wright's youngsters 11th in the league table, heading into their next league fixture away to Fulham on Saturday (12pm).
City XI: Dickerson; Tanimowo (Parsons, 79), Catton, Lomas, Barkarson; Payne, Barnes (Da Costa, 63); Fleming (Mehmeti, 46), Spyrou, Thompson-Brissett; Idah.
Subs not used: Hale-Brown, Hutchinson.