Carmona tested positive for the banned steroid stanozolol in June 2005 and was banned for a year by the Mexican federation. He tested positive a second time for the same substance on Jan. 31, 2006, but the Mexican federation disciplinary committee decided to nullify the second result because it mistakenly believed the B sample was destroyed. On appeal, Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld the World Anti-Doping Agency's request for a longtime ban.
Pachuca, which won the first leg, 3-1, away faces Club America in the final.
With a second-half goal by Ismael Rodriguez, America beat archrival Guadalajara for its second 1-0 victory and advance to the Mexican First Division finals, 2-0, on aggregate. Chivas had Mexico international Gonzalo Pineda sent off in the 27th minute.
Club America and Pachuca, the 2006 Torneo Clausura winner, in a two-match series on Friday and Sunday. America must play Santos of Brazil in the Libertadores Cup in Brazil on Wednesday.