Ronnie Moore has told Tranmere to take control of their own destiny after dropping out of the top six for the first time this season.
was a third consecutive away loss and leaves Tranmere seventh in League One and six points below leaders Doncaster.
"The way we've been playing, that's what has been warranted," Rovers boss Moore told BBC Radio Merseyside.
"We've got to put it right. We can't rely on other people doing our job."
Tranmere had been top of League One for much of the campaign but a number of injuries and suspensions have
They remain and are only outside the play-off positions on goal difference, although they have played at least a game more than the majority of their rivals.
"I don't feel any pressure," added Moore. "We've overachieved on what was expected, but I'm not going to rest on my laurels and say 'let's finish eighth or ninth'.
"I've enjoyed this season and I want us to make sure that we finish it well, not on a slump that we're on at this moment.
"We've got to make sure we can at least stay in there and have something to fight for on the last day of the season."