Saad Ali Alsaluli and Sami Halil Al Naji gave a two-goal lead for Saudi side in a span of 17 minutes after the kick-off.
Islom Kobilov halved the deficit for the White Wolves just three minutes into the second period at the UAE Football Association Stadium. Uzbek side escaped from a defeat through Abdulla Abdullaev's stoppage-time goal.
Uzbekistan U23 2-2 Saudi Arabia U23
Goals: Islom Kobilov (48), Abdulla Abdullaev (90+2) – Saad Ali Alsaluli (5), Sami Halil Al Naji (17).