A costly miss from two yards out

[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Robert Herrera of Uruguayan club Defensor Sporting managed to hit the crossbar instead of the net from two yards out -- a rueful miss as his team needed a two-goal win over Paraguay's Nacional to avoid defeat in their Copa Libertadores semifinal series.

Nacional had won the first leg, 2-0, and was trailing 1-0 to Defensor Sporting on a Adrian Luna goal when when Herrera squandered this chance on a platter.

Nacional thus advanced to its first Copa Libertadores final, in which it will face Argentina's San Lorenzo, also a final debutant.

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