Instead, he hit back at the critics and said he will not be changing his or his team's ways.
"We have a long-term concept and we will absolutely be sticking to it," he said.
"Despite that defeat, there is no reason to deviate from our path.
"Of course I accept the sporting criticism and I will try to draw solutions from it, but I think we all in German football can be proud of what this team has done over recent years and parts of this criticism I feel is simply not getting us anywhere."
Bastian Schweinsteiger was in the firing line for his performances at
The Bayern Munich midfielder will not play on Wednesday due to injury, but Low rejected the claim that Schweinsteiger's lack of leadership contributed to
"I want to make it quite clear - this leadership question, I don't think it is fair to discuss it and I don't want to hear it again in the future," he said at a press conference.
"Many clubs with classic leaders went home before us and I don't think there would have been millions of people watching us on TV and millions on the streets watching us on big screens if we did not have lead figures.
"We have players who want to win games and we have proven that often enough."
Wednesday will provide the next chance to prove that and Low is particularly looking forward to seeing his younger players stake a claim for a place in the World Cup 2014 qualifiers.
"I think that some young players like
"This game is important for the further development of these players."
Borussia Monchengladbach custodian Marc-Andre ter Stegen has been called up as cover.
FC Twente and FC Utrecht will meet for a place in next season's UEFA Europa League after both secured second-leg victories in the Eredivisie play-offs.