United progressed to the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League thanks to a late winner from Marouane Fellaini.
But the Red Devils were poor for most of the game, unable to create or take enough chances to win convincingly.
"But we're talking about here and now. Why are we looking back at his past stuff? You look forward. You look at what you're doing now.
Ferdinand continued: "The first part of the interview I thought was spot on. It was the last part of it that leaves a sour taste in your mouth. It comes back to 'me'.
Scholes responded: "The best attacking teams in the world play attacking football. The way his team is playing now is looking out of date."
Ferdinand said: "What he's done is taken it away from the poor performance and brought it back to himself, which is understandable if you want to take it away from that aspect of the game, but why do that?
"Just look at your team. Your team are not playing the way they're expected to play. They're not entertaining us. I can't sit here and say this team is entertaining us."
Scholes added: "Why does he think he needs to remind us of what he's won. We all know what he's won or what his teams have won."
Ferdinand finished by saying: "It's great they've qualified but he's deflecting away from the fact they've been playing poorly, they've had bad results lately and they've just won against a poor team in the last minute."