Rooney's two goals on the night moved him ahead of Jack Rowley into third on the list of United's all-time top-scorers, with a total of 212 career goals.
Only Denis Law (237) and Bobby Charlton (249) are left for Rooney to eclipse, and the 28-year-old has time and opportunity on his side.
Looking back at his first goal on Saturday, Rooney said on Sky Sports 1: "It's just instinct, I've turned and had a quick look and seen the goalkeeper off his line.
"It's one of those I've tried many times and thankfully today it's gone in. It's up there, I wouldn't say it's my favourite."
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