Matt Ritchie: Bournemouth winger pleased with Sunderland volley
Bournemouth winger Matt Ritchie says his 25-yard volley against Sunderland was "one of his better goals".
The Scotland international, 26, was modest about his left-foot strike which helped the Cherries to a 2-0 win at Vitality Stadium on Saturday.
Ritchie's first goal of the season followed a fifth of the season from striker Callum Wilson.
"I got a good first touch, luckily I hit it sweet and it nestled in the top corner," Ritchie told BBC Radio Solent.
Ritchie's goal was his latest eye-catching strike for the Cherries following a stunning free-kick against Sheffield Wednesday in April during their Championship promotion run-in.
"The technique of the goal today (against Sunderland) was probably better, but I think the moment against Sheffield Wednesday for me was probably one of the best of my career," he added.
"I'm very pleased to score the goal today, but I think the three points and the performance was most important."
Bournemouth made five changes from the side which lost 3-1 against Norwich the previous week.
"It shows how strong our squad is," said Ritchie. "We had a couple of injuries which obviously played a part, but we got a reaction from last week that we needed."