It wasn't to be for Bohemians in their Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup semi-final replay against Cork City, but they have a long-range goal from Ian Morris to savour from the tie.
In what will surely be considered contender for goal of the season, Morris gathered possession from the halfway line on the hour mark and composed himself before unleashing a powerful shot from over 40 yards which bounced over the line after hitting the post.
The referee promptly awarded the goal and replay footage showed that the ball fell well over the line to confirm the score and set-up an exciting conclusion to the tie.
After Cork had worked themselves into a two-goal lead courtesy of scores from Graham Cummins and Karl Sheppard, that Morris effort brought hope to the Bohs contingent heading into the final 20 minutes.
However, they failed to find the precious equaliser and Cork will now prepare to take on old rivals Dundalk in the decider on Sunday 4 November.
In an effort to improve attendance levels at the FAI Cup final, all Under-16 clubs and schools in the country are being offered the opportunity to avail of free tickets for the showpiece event of Irish football, which will be preceded by The Continental Tyres FAI Women's Cup final.
"We're delighted to be able to offer free tickets to all clubs and schools across the country to help them join us in the most important day in the Irish domestic calendar," said FAI competitions director Fran Gavin.
"We want the two FAI Cup finals to become a real celebration of the domestic game and we want all clubs to join us on finals day so people get to experience the atmosphere of finals day."
We need your consent to load this SoundCloud contentWe use SoundCloud to manage extra content that can set cookies on your device and collect data about your activity. Please review their details and accept them to load the content.Manage Preferences