Mikel Arteta admitted Arsenal have been “extremely poor” and struggled to react to setbacks of their 2-0 defeat to PSV Eindhoven.
The Spaniard stated a primary defeat in 10 video games meant his facet want a “reset” forward of their assembly with Nottingham Forest on Sunday.
Joey Veerman and Luuk de Jong scored for PSV as Arsenal missed the possibility to win Group A and should now have to beat FC Zurich at dwelling subsequent Thursday to keep away from an additional spherical of the competitors in February.
Arteta stated: “It’s the end of a long run and now it’s time to reset and analyse what happened. PSV deserved to win, no question. We were nowhere near our level today.
“Last week the game was all ours. Today it was very different and when you play like that against the top teams it’s very difficult to win. Today we were extremely poor.
“There have been periods recently when we have been excellent and others when we have suffered. We’ve not had the consistency for 95 minutes that we want.
“We didn’t have the threat and aggression we’ve been playing at and that is worrying. The moment something went wrong we just went down and didn’t know how to react.
“It’s my responsibility to get the best from the players. They have been exceptionally good and playing at a level that probably no one expected. Now it’s down to me to get the best out of them.”