"I had to perform," he told British broadcaster BT Sport. "I have to say I've done everything so I can look back and have no regrets about today - apart from the fact that we worked so hard during the whole year and in the end we have nothing."
Cech retires, beaten by the team he helped build
Ending the season empty-handed was unfair to Arsenal, which is improving fast, Cech added.
Hazard scores 2 as Chelsea beats Arsenal 4-1 in EL final