Stanley striker Padraig Amond believes that the Reds were far more than below par in Saturday’s defeat at Torquay United.
Paul Cook’s team were beaten 3-1 at Plainmoor after putting in what Amond admitted was a very poor performance.
"We let the management down badly," the Irishman told Stanley’s official website following the game.
"They do everything for us to get everything organised and it’s hard with us not being the biggest club financially, so overnight trips are always a bit of bother.
"The manager makes sure he gets everything perfect for us and we’ve let him down.
"We deserved to get beaten the way we did and it probably should have been worse, given the way we played.
"Last week we should have got something out of the game because we played well in patches but this week we never turned up.
"We started badly and went away from what the manager had asked us to do from the very start and we got worse and worse.
"The sad thing about it all is that when we scored the goal if we’d held out for five or 10 minutes I felt we’d win the game."
Amond came off the bench to head home Bohan Dixon’s cross and restore parity but the Reds were only level for a minute before Billy Bodin scored for the hosts to set them on the road to three points.
"Bohan came on and put a great ball in," Amond reflected.
"He did really well and was probably the only shining light we had in the whole day.
"He set up the goal on his Football League debut and did really well.
"After we scored the wind was with us and we thought we could finish it off comfortably but then the exact opposite happened.
"We switched off, they got the second and in the end they could have had four or five, or even six."
Stanley have had a week before making their next away trip, this time to Oxford United, and the top scorer confirmed that the players must get into the right frame of mind for the game.
"We have to pick ourselves up for next week," he continued.
"This game has gone now and there’s nothing we can do – we just have to look forward to next week, try to get back to winning ways and get ourselves back up the table."