Jamal Lowe has not given up on Pompey sneaking a place in the League One play-offs.
The Blues will need to win their final couple of games to have any chance of finishing inside the top six.
They must also hope that two from Charlton, Scunthorpe and Plymouth drop points, with the latter pair still having to face each other.
But whatever happens between now and the end of the campaign, Lowe believes there have been plenty of positives.
The winger said: “We’re just concentrating on having two games left and trying to pick up all six points from them. Whether we make it or we don’t – the target stays the same.
“I think if you’d said at the start of the season we would still have a chance of the play-offs at this stage, then people would have taken it.
"It’s been a great experience for me because I haven’t played this many consecutive games for a long time."
“We might not do enough, but it’s been a good learning curve for all of us after winning promotion from League Two.
“It’s been a great experience for me because I haven’t played this many consecutive games for a long time.
“So it’s certainly been positive, although I’ll be working on my strength, fitness, technique and understanding of the game to make sure I come back a better player next season.”
Pompey have already sold more than 1,500 tickets for the long trip north to face relegated Bury this weekend.
Lowe said: “It’s our last away game of the season and our support has been incredible throughout, so we want to give something back to the fans.
“The mileage they’ve done has been insane. We go up on the Friday, but I’m sure most will be up early on Saturday to travel.
“It’ll be nice for them to see a decent performance from a bunch of players who are committed to getting a win.”