Guy Whittingham believes Pompey had done enough to ‘have won two games’ after seeing his side slip to defeat to Leyton Orient.
Dan Butler’s 57th-minute underhit backpass gifted Shaun Batt the decisive goal at a freezing Matchroom Stadium last night.
It was not only harsh on the youngster but also Whittingham’s men, who had produced another encouraging display.
Certainly their 1,133 away following felt so as they stayed behind at the final whistle to show their support.
And the Blues’ caretaker boss is adamant his team should have left with a victory.
He said: ‘We should have won that, definitely.
‘We had more than enough chances out there to have won two games - yet ended up with nothing.
‘The players gave everything, we had opportunities and I thought we were the better side in that match.
‘But we have finished losing it when we should have had more.’