Chelsea’s new-look Under-18 side won 2-1 at Arsenal on Saturday.
The young Blues, with players stepping up to a new age group, went ahead through Dynel Simeu’s first-half goal.
Dion Rankine doubled the lead with 10 minutes remaining and Kido Taylor-Hart pulled a goal back for Arsenal three minutes later.
Meanwhile, Fulham’s Under-18s thrashed Tottenham 4-0 at the Whites’ Motspur Park training ground.
Sylvester Jasper scored twice, including a penalty, and there were also goals for Oliver O’Neill and Jay Stansfield.