Scholes told MUTV: “I knew I’d hit it well and I was just happy to see it go in off the underside of the bar. I’d probably say it’s better than my goal against Bradford.
“They always look a bit better when they go in off the underside of the bar like the Villa one did!
“It’s certainly up there [with my best goals]. I found myself in quite a lot of space during most of the corners we had in the game so I was waiting for one. Thankfully one came.
He added: “It’s great to be back amongst the goals – it’s been a while since I’ve scored [against Liverpool in October].
“I haven’t scored as many goals as I would have liked this season, so hopefully this goal can start me on a run.”