Petr Cech came on as a substitute and at the end of the game, The 36-year-old shot stopper who is set to retire at the end of the season gifted a young Arsenal fan who was spotted on a wheelchair wearing an Arsenal jersey, with a football.
Earlier on, Petr Cech had met His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum in his palace as Arsenal continued their Dubai tour.
Also, Arsenal’s stars swapped the training pitch for the kitchen as Danny Welbeck, Rob Holding, and Petr Cech showed their culinary flair as they helped to make a giant pizza while on a trip to a children’s hospital in Dubai.
And during some downtime on Monday, a handful of players visited the Rashid Centre for the Determined Ones, an organization which helps children with special needs.
The Gunners fully immersed themselves in the experience, joining in with the kids’ artwork and watching a musical performance – Cech and Welbeck even took part in a five-a-side match.
Other Arsenal stars took a well-deserved break from their warm-weather training camp to go on a sightseeing tour of Dubai.
Mesut Ozil, Bernd Leno, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Shkodran Mustafi all visited the city’s main landmarks and attractions.