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Bhubaneswar: In a massive upset in the FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup, South Korea defeated Argentina 3-2 in the penalty shootout after a 5-5 draw in regulation time in the second game of the day at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar yesterday evening. 

With the win, South Korea ensured that there will be at least one Asian team in the quarterfinals of the tournament. They will take on the Netherlands in the final-eight fixture today. In the first crossover match of the day, Germany entered the quarterfinals, defeating France, 5-1 at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
 
Germany, who were tremendous in the first half scoring four goals, conceded in the fourth quarter but came back



strong to score another one and finish the game at 5-1 to register a win against France.

For the Germans, there were five different goal scorers in Marco Miltkau, Niklas Wellen, Mats Grambusch, Moritz Trompertz, and Gonzalo Peillat. For France, François Goyet was the lone scorer.

Germany will meet England in the Last-Eight tomorrow.

New Zealand and Spain qualified for the last eight on Saturday. Spain will take on Australia at 4:30 PM today, while New Zealand will face defending champion Belgium in the quarter-finals at 7 PM. Both matches will be played at the Kalinga stadium in Bhubaneswar. 




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