Hibs go into the Europa League second qualifying round tie in Sweden with a youthful squad against a team who top their domestic league after 16 matches.
But Thomson knows how to upset the odds in Europe having helped Rangers make the final of the competition in 2008, when it was still called the UEFA Cup.
The 28-year-old told Press Association Sport: "You need to play your shape, you need to have discipline, you need to be good on the ball.
"When you play against these good teams they are all disciplined, they are all good athletes, they don't give it away cheaply. We are going to need to be on our toes and be big and brave.
"When you go over to these places and play against these good players, sometimes you don't see the ball for good spells, and when you do get it back you then need to take care of it.
"If we're good on the ball and good in possession and we hold our discipline and listen to the manager, then we have every chance to go through this tie."