The Swans lost 4-3 at the Liberty Stadium halting a run of seven games unbeaten, which had seen them secure draws against Chelsea and Liverpool as well as a win at Arsenal.
The good form had seen expectations and confidence rise and 48-year-old Laudrup thinks that it could have had an effect on the team’s performance at the weekend.
"I expected that reaction sooner or later,” Laudrup told the Independent. “When you do well, suddenly the spotlight is on you, especially if you are doing well against the big teams, and in the last week everyone has spoken about us and we have been on national TV.
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"At half-time everyone switched on and we played very well in the second half, but it wasn't enough.”
The defeat has seen the Swans slip to eighth; allowing Arsenal to overtake them and Laudrup is hoping his players have learned a lesson from their slip up, adding: "I think the players realised you can't play at 90 per cent at this level, you have to play at 100. It's a lesson for us."