Tarkowski says getting the basics right will be key.
He told Sky Sports: "I have a little saying in my head before the game - do my basics right. It's probably the last reminder I give myself before the whistle goes. It's about getting in good positions, not turning my back defensively and organising.
"Everyone's strong, everyone's sharp, quick and agile. There's that side to the game which everyone needs at this level but I think that being able to read the game and to know where to be at the right time to stop the danger is probably the most important thing."