"Just want to say thank you for the support and also for every fan that came to the game today," Fonte wrote on his Instagram page.
"No one more then me feels hard done by and disappointed, you can feel the same but not more then me!
"When Giroud asks me who gave the penalty away that says it all, if you haven't watched the game and come to criticise please save me that!
"We will keep our heads up and eager to turn this bad fortune around. Once again I appreciate the love."