When Emirates New Zealand beat Victory it opened the door to the semi finals to Desafio Espanol

So who cheered the Kiwi boat to her emphatic defeat of the Swedish Victory? No, it was not the Kiwis, it was the home crowd because even though their home team had earlier been beaten by BMW Oracle Racing the Emirates Team New Zealand win closed the door on the Swedes and guaranteed a Louis Vuitton semi final place for the Spanish boat.