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Arsenal Round Off their trip to Dubai with a narrow win

The North Londoners were on a trip to Dubai for a tour and also a friendly match with Al - Nasr FC which took place this noon. The match which saw some young lads having a time on the pitch in the Arsenal Shirt and earning Dennis Suarez his first ever start for Arsenal since joining the side from the La Liga giant Barcelona on a loan deal.

Most of Arsenal's first team players were not included in the squad that went to Dubai because they on International duties for their respective countries. Nevertheless, we have the likes of Alexandre Lacazette, Mesut Ozil, Laurent Koscienly, Shakodran Mustafi, Petr Cech and Bernd Leno in the squad that grabbed the win for the gunners.

The home side first found the back of the net in the opening 45 minutes of the friendly encounter before Carl Jekinson beat past the goalkeeper a through ball from Dennis Suarez which he had first hit against the crossbar to level it for the visitors before the half time mark.

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette converted well to the roof of the net a more or less like a back flip pass from Mesut Ozil to give Arsenal the lead while John-Jules makes it three by dribbling past the goal keeper and slotting home the ball sending two of Al - Nasr's defenders the wrong way at the very line of the goal post.

Just a minute to the end of the game, the home side were given a penalty which their striker converted home and sent Petr Cech the wrong way as well which makes it 2 - 3 at the end of the match.

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