Team news: Milan were without Simon Kjær, Sergiño Dest, Fodé Ballo-Touré, Theo Hernández, Rafael Leão, Charles De Ketelaere and Olivier Giroud who were either still in the World Cup or in vacation, as well as without the injured Mike Maignan, Davide Calabria, Alessandro Florenzi, Junior Messias and Zlatan Ibrahimović. Kickoff time for the Duabi friendly was 15:00 CET.
Goals: Ødegaard (21′), Nelson (42′), Tomori (78′).
Penalty shootout: Soares (A) goal, Bennacer (M) goal, Gabriel (A) goal, Díaz (M) missed, Marquinhos (A) goal, Tonali (M) goal, Elneny (A) goal, Lazetić (M) goal, Smith (A) missed, Krunić (M) missed.
Arsenal F.C. (4-3-3) – Mikel Arteta
Karl Hein; Ben White (46′ Cédric Soares), Rob Holding, Gabriel Magalhães, Kieran Tierney; Martin Ødegaard, Thomas Partey (46′ Mohamed Elneny), Albert Sambi Lokonga (90′ Matt Smith); Fábio Vieira (74′ Marquinhos), Eddie Nketiah (81′ Nathan Butler-Oyedeji), Reiss Nelson.
Bench: Graczyk; Cîrjan, Foran, Sagoe Jr., Smith, Lewis-Skelly, Nwaneri, Cozier-Duberry, Da Cruz Sousa, Walters.
AC Milan (4-2-3-1) – Stefano Pioli
Ciprian Tătăruşanu; Pierre Kalulu (46′ Malick Thiaw), Matteo Gabbia, Fikayo Tomori, Tommaso Pobega (74′ Andrea Bozzolan); Aster Vranckx (74′ Ismaël Bennacer), Sandro Tonali; Alexis Saelemaekers (46′ Brahim Díaz), Yacine Adli (74′ Rade Krunić), Ante Rebić (74′ Youns El Hilali); Divock Origi (56′ Marko Lazetić).
Bench: Jungdal, Mirante; Bakoune, Simić.
Referee: Sultan Mohamed Saleh (UAE).