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Breaking down the Louis Vuitton Cup finals

Updated: June 1, 2007, 10:53 AM ET
By Gary Jobson | Special to ESPN.com

In the end, the only thing that really counts is the America's Cup final match. But, at this point in the grueling challenger trials for the Louis Vuitton Cup, two teams are very much alive.

Emirates Team New Zealand takes on Italy's Luna Rossa in a best-of-nine series, which begins Friday. Picking a winner is no easy task. I expect the match to extend past seven races. Both teams have strong attributes and some weaknesses.

Most of the cheering around Valencia's gold-plated ...

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