The goalkeeper came in for Artur Boruc, after being away from the first team for almost ten games.
Speaking about the goalkeeping dilemma, Cherries boss Howe told the Daily Echo: "I have always said I feel like I have two number ones. Asmir trained very well and deserved to play.
"I have got two very good goalkeepers and they are both very experienced. I have no doubts that they will do a very good job for the team."