The Red Devils are facing a tough Southampton side drilled by Ralph Hassenhuttl.
Danish defender Vestergaard broke his duck for the club with a towering 58th-minute header to cancel out Daniel James' opener.
And Scholes believes his old side require a lot of work before they're in a position to challenge for silverware.
Having been the only Premier League side to finish their match on matchday four so far, United could end the weekend four points outside of the automatic Champions League places depending on results elsewhere.
"United are United. I think you nearly have to write United off for the next two years, this team".
At the start of the season, the consensus choices to make top 4 in the Premier League were Manchester City, Liverpool, Spurs, and Arsenal.
United had a solid, if unspectacular, transfer window.
Southampton had done well to find a way back into the match through Vestergaard but were made to sweat needlessly thanks to their 20-year-old loanee.
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Manchester United on the other hand, spent well over £100 million this summer, most notably on defensive reinforcements in Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Harry Maguire.
Solskjaer should bring experienced Matic back into the starting XI.
"We have a clear plan and we believe in the players and believe in the way we do things", Solskjaer said.
"And the one thing you can not control in football is results and outcomes".
'But today was a matter of we've simply obtained the sport the place we needed, we have been successful 1-Zero, that's when you will get that counter-attacking soccer, be extra scientific, ruthless after we go ahead. "We weren't clinical enough", the Norwegian lamented.
'In the last three games they haven't given many factors in return however we're getting there and we're getting higher and higher taking part in this fashion.'We've obtained to get used to it, it's a younger group that can get used to it. "They've got slight injuries that they picked up in the game against Palace, and in one respect, it's a positive time to get it, because it's the global break for them, and they won't miss many games".
"But we'll get there, we're working on it, and so delighted for Dan with his strike again, he's had a fantastic impact since he's come and he can give us quality".