Last Updated: Sat, 25 Feb 2012 14:05
Swansea goalkeeper Michel Vorm believes Stoke will offer few surprises in Sunday's Premier League clash at the Britannia Stadium.
The Dutch keeper was part of the Swans side that defeated Stoke 2-0 in October, and now with 13 league games remaining, the two clubs are level on 30 points with only Swansea's superior goal difference separating them.
Vorm expects a tough match from Tony Pulis' side but believes the Potters' game plan is easy to read which will once again give Swansea the advantage.
"I think they're hard to beat especially at home but if we keep our possession and the way we play, especially after the new year, we can beat everybody," Vorm told the club's official website.
"Stoke are a team that are fighting and use a lot of long balls - the opposite of how we play. I think if we get the ball and play how we can play we can win. A good thing is there's not really a secret to how they play. You know what to expect and the way they play - you can prepare for it quite well.
"Still, you never know how the match will go. For us the most important thing is to stop them playing a lot of long balls and if we've got the ball not to lose it too fast. If we've got the possession they run after us and I think that's the best way to defeat them."
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