"It's a game that we're going to have to be very patient in," said the Liverpool boss. "They pass the ball well, they move it well.
"The supporters have to understand that sometimes there is a bit of disrespect for teams who have been promoted.
"Swansea might have spells of possession in the game, which we've got to accept.
"We've rued the games against some promoted teams over the last few years.
"Swansea are one of the promoted teams but they're a decent side and they've got a good collection of points."