Scunthorpe edged through to the Coca-Cola League One play-off final after a nerve-shredding 7-6 penalty shoot-out victory over MK Dons following a 0-0 (1-1 on aggregate) draw after extra time.
Iron goalkeeper Joe Murphy saved two spot-kicks before former Chelsea striker Tore Andre Flo thumped his side's eighth penalty against the crossbar.
The result denied Robert Di Matteo, a three-time cup-winning goalscorer with the Blues, a chance to return to Wembley in his first season as a manager.
Instead Scunthorpe, themselves Wembley losers in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy against Luton aÂ month ago, have the chance to bounce straight back to the Championship when they face Millwall in the capital a week on Sunday.
Aaron Wilbraham should have broken the deadlock for the Dons in normal time, while Iron defender David Mirfin hit a post in extra-time.
But in truth these two sides could have played all night without finding the net.
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