The Red Devils eventually picked up the three points which took their season’s tally to 69 points.
With two minutes from the half-hour mark, Nigerian-born Philip Anyanwu Billing put Bournemouth ahead thanks to a pass from Ouattara’s brilliant counterplay, which eventually became the match-winning
Arsenal kept their title dream alive on Saturday after they beat Bournemouth 3-2 at the Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal failed to extend their lead atop the Premier League table after they were held to a goalless draw by Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium.
Two goals from Kai Havertz and Mason Mount in the first half, gave The Blues a 2-0 victory, their first Premier League win since October.
Manchester City will face Liverpool in the fourth round of this year’s Carabao Cup in a match featuring two of the remaining three big six clubs.
The Spanish gaffer won the award beating Antonio Conte of Tottenham, Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola, ex-Brighton and now Chelse coach Graham Potter and Fulham’s Marco Silva.
Bournemouth are 16th on the league table and will host Wolves at the Vitality Stadium on Wednesday.
With Saturday’s win, Arsenal are the first team to win their first three games this season.
Star striker Erling Haaland failed to register his name on the scoresheet, but he should have early on.