The German side cruised to a 3-1 victory to move a step closer to a place in the quarter-finals with their home leg still to come.
And the result piled more pressure on Arsene Wenger who had feeling the heat even before the European defeat, and Ribery believes they may have lacked some self-belief.
The Frenchman says he still expected a tougher test, but he was delighted with Bayern's performance and is now focused on finishing the job at home next month.
"We didn't think it would be so easy," said Ribery.
"We know Arsenal are having some problems in the league, maybe they are lacking confidence.
"Each to their own problems. But we feel good, we feel confident and we're delighted to have got that result.
"We're all working hard together, with the will to play well, to win together, to defend together. It's important to carry on like this."