Laudrup led the club to just one win in his opening nine competitive matches, six of which ended in defeat, but last month´s 2-0 victory over Real Murcia has sparked a remarkable reversal of fortunes that has now seen the Madrid-based club win five of their last six games.
That latest of those wins saw them down Barcelona 2-0 on Saturday, and Laudrup said: "To win a game at this moment gives you a lot of morale, as does beating Barcelona in this manner - with a deserved victory."
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