Javi Gracia's side now find themselves as low as 14th in the LaLiga Santander table, with the relegation zone just six points below them.
"It's a bummer hearing that," Gabriel said through the tears.
"A club as big as Valencia and hearing that is a bummer.
"But we have to get out of this because we're Valencia and the club deserves more."
After leaving the interviewing station, Gabriel stood at the side of the pitch with his head buried in his shirt.