Boss Roy Keane said: "That's David all over. He's a natural goalscorer and this one should do him the world of good.
"Take it from me, the Michael Owens and Ruud van Nistelrooys of this world usually score from six or seven yards rather than from 20 or 25.
"Now, David needs a run in the side. We'll see, because there's plenty of competition. But he's looked sharp in training."