Arsenal fans had already been fearing the worst when it was confirmed that Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil would not be travelling with the squad - the latter injured but the former might well have played his last game for the club as speculation rages over a possible move to either Manchester City or Manchester United.
Hector Bellerin opened the scoring for the visitors in the 52nd minute, capitalizing on a brilliant slide-rule pass from Alex Iwobi.More news: Newmont Mining Corp Stock as Institutional Investors Enter
But goals in the space of four minutes from Wilson and Jordon Ibe helped Bournemouth secure a 2-1 win, moving them four points above the Premier League relegation zone.
"I still don't know what is going to happen".
The Gunners on the other hand were left effectively condemned in the sixth position, five points behind fifth placed Tottenham Hotspurs who secured a 4-0 emphatic win over Everton on Saturday.More news: Nuveen Enhanced Municipal Value Fund
For the first time in the club's history, Chelsea has endured three successive goalless draws after an FA Cup stalemate at Norwich and a League Cup blank against Arsenal.
'We got them on their feet and they got behind us for the second goal'.
The Cherries had just 41% possession but still had more shots on target - and the only stat that really matters, of course, is that they scored two to Arsenal's one.More news: Vikings activate Bradford, Bridgewater will reportedly be No. 2
"That worked to a degree but we went 1-0 down and had to fight back again, so real credit to the players for finding that inner strength to do it because the game was pretty flat at that moment from our perspective". I saw Eden (Hazard) was very exhausted so he came off. "I feel overall physically it was a tough game for us. We created chances to score but at the end the result was fair".