Andy Awford felt his Portsmouth side deserved all three points after their 1-1 draw at Cheltenham.
Portsmouth ended a run of five straight away defeats in all competitions with a 1-1 draw at Cheltenham on Saturday.
Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Cheltenham Town and Portsmouth at Whaddon Road.
Omari Sterling-James has signed an 18-month contract extension to keep him at Cheltenham until the summer of 2016.
Adam Murray issued a stark warning after they conceded a late equaliser for the second time in a row in the 1-1 draw with Cheltenham.
Zack Kotwica denied Mansfield boss Adam Murray victory in his first home game in charge as he rescued a 1-1 draw for Cheltenham.
Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Mansfield Town and Cheltenham Town at Field Mill.
Cheltenham will be able to strengthen their squad in January, despite their FA Cup exit.