The Gunners were beaten 3-2 in a behind-closed-doors clash with their Premier League rivals at the Emirates Stadium.
The game, which took place at Emirates Stadium, saw both teams use the contest to give a mixture of first-team and youth players a chance to get some minutes.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was on target twice for the Gunners, with one of the goals coming from the penalty spot.
Arsenal 2 – 3 Villa. Aubameyang scored twice, Ceballos, Willian and Özil all played.