After a fantastic season last year, will this be the season that Stoke get found out?
Everyone knows what they are getting with Stoke City, the are direct, forceful and deadly, especially in front of their own fans.
While the tactics are simple, stopping them is certainly not.
Will this be a case of second season syndrome or can Tony Pulis pull it off again and keep the Potters in the promised land?
Stoke played a 4-4-2 formation throughout last season, relying on set pieces and in particular long throws to help them score the goals they needed for survival.
Their defence is capable of holding out against average Premier League teams, meaning that at home one goal can often be enough.
Crucially they managed to beat several fellow relegation strugglers in this manor, which is so often the key to reaching 40 points.
Liam Lawrence and Matt Etherington are perfectly capable of supplying decent service from a dead ball, as well as Rory Delap with his personal catapult giving James Beattie or one of their giant defenders the chance to score.
Star Player: James Beattie
What's the first ingredient needed for Premier League survival?
Answer, a goalscorer, and in James Beattie Stoke have just that.
Of course it works exactly the same when selecting a decent Fantasy League team, a goalscorer will guarantee you a constant supply of points and many managers could do much worse than picking up the former Everton, Sheffield United and Southampton man.
Beattie struck 27 FL points in only 16 games since his transfer in January and there is no reason against him hitting 50 points next season, a feat that he managed in 2002/03 and 2003/04.
As a penalty and free-kick taker Beattie will be a wise choice for any manager, as long as he can maintain fitness throughout the entire season, a problem that he has faced previously.
The partnership between Beattie and Ricardo Fuller will be key in turning Stoke into a more free-scoring side, since the two haven't totally clicked as a pair, however as long as the service from midfield is maintained then both will score points.
Their defence will need to be improved in terms of quality without detracting from the power that helps them bully other teams, while their central midfield could do with more steel.
One To Watch: Liam Lawrence
Believe it or not, sometimes Fantasy League managers can benefit from injuries.
In the case of Liam Lawrence many people will know the tale of him tripping over his dog and spraining his ankle, although only few will remember him as the decent Fantasy league points scoring prospect he became on his return.
The taker of most free-kicks and corners in a team that likes to score from set pieces, Lawrence has the potential to be one of the leading assist getters in the Premier League.
If he stays clear of injuries and Stoke can score a few more goals, he may do very well next season.