Manchester City boss Sven Goran Eriksson admits Elano is making his team tick.
"You don't need teach him how to play football because he can do that. To hit a free-kick like that - there is nothing wrong with that - nothing at all."
After pulling the strings with such style, Eriksson believes the Brazilian international could even play in a couple of different positions for City, but he admits he'll do well to better his contribution on Saturday from anywhere else.
"The role he has I think is perfect for now," he commented. "If we one day want to play 4-4-2, I think he could play on the right or as a central midfielder, but to do that he needs to be 100% physically fit because there he has to run all the time.
"But maybe that's a waste because in the role he has today he's doing very well."