Dirk Kuyt was not too happy with his teammates, after Feyenoord recorded a seventh straight defeat.
Feyenoord were staging a title challenge, till they fell to a poor run of form and 20 points behind PSV in sixth.
And following their latest defeat, Kuyt had a few harsh words for his players.
“As captain, I am tired of it [the constant defeats]. I can imagine others are also tired with the same results game after game,” Kuyt told Fox Sports.
“The media can blame whatever they want, but we have a group of players who simply must be able to compete. We are responsible for this.”
Feyenoord coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst has come under fire in recent weeks, but Kuyt says it is the players who are to blame for the poor performances.
“We have a fantastic coach who every week is doing everything possible to prepare for the contest,” Kuyt added.
“These series of results can only be blamed on the players. We’re a laughing stock.”