Ghanaian winger Albert Adomah played almost the entire duration as Aston Villa reach the finals of the play offs with a 0-0 draw against Middlesborough on Tuesday night.
The 30 year old winger was replaced in the 90th minute by Birkir Bjarnason, with the tie already wrapped up by the former English premier league campaigners.
Aston Villa reached the final on a goal aggregate, after Miles Jedinak's header in the first leg ensured victory.
They will now face Fulham in the final at Wembley for a place in the English Premier League next season.
Fulham reach the finals after beating Derby County 2-1 on aggregate.
Albert Adomah has been a revelation for Aston Villa this season, scoring 14 times for the club in 39 appearances. The Ghanaian wants a quick return to the English Premier League for the Villans.