Uruguayan giant Penarol reached the Copa Libertadores final despite a 2-1 semi-final second leg defeat at Argentina's Velez Sarsfield.
Penarol had won 1-0 at home last week and that proved vital in clinching its passport to the two-legged final, courtesy of the away goals rule.
Two goals up on aggregate with barely a half to play, it looked like its place was secure until it nearly collapsed.
Just before the break, Uruguayan keeper
In the second half Velez kept pushing. Striker
Just two minutes after that goal, though, Velez lost defender
It almost made it when in the 75th minute, Penarol defender
In the final minutes, Penarol defended resolutely to go through.
"We're in the Libertadores finals, a place where this gigantic club hasn't been for a while," Penarol forward
"We started this tournament with a dream, and we're only one step away from it."
Penarol will play the two legged final against Brazilian side Santos.