Gary Rowett reiterated his loyalty to Burton despite speculation linking him to the Birmingham job and after a 1-0 loss to Stevenage.
Stevenage benefitted from a bit of late luck as Ian Sharps' own goal saw them to edge to a 1-0 victory against high-flying Burton.
Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Stevenage and Burton Albion at Broadhall Way.
Andy Awford hailed Joe Devera, who atoned for a defensive error with a delightful strike to earn Portsmouth a 3-2 win over Stevenage.
Portsmouth's Joe Devera bounced back from a defensive howler with a delightful low drive to net the Blues a 3-2 win over Stevenage.
Team news for Tuesday's League Two clash between Portsmouth and Stevenage at Fratton Park.
Accrington boss John Coleman was left to lament a golden opportunity missed after his side slipped to a 2-1 defeat at Stevenage.
Charlie Lee struck early in the second half to hand Stevenage a 2-1 victory that saw them leapfrog Accrington in League Two.