South Korea, playing in red, advanced to the quarter-finals of the Men's Hockey World Cup after beating Argentina on penalties ©Getty Images

Germany and South Korea completed the quarter-final line-up at the International Hockey Federation Men’s Hockey World Cup in India.

South Korea secured their last eight place with a dramatic win on penalties against Argentina, after their match had ended 5-5.

Casella Maico gave Argentina the lead in the seventh minute, before Kim Sunghyun levelled the contest for South Korea ten minutes later.

Two minutes later South Korea took the lead thanks to a penalty corner from Jeong Junwoo, before a minute later Nicolas Keenan equalised for Argentina from a penalty corner at the second attempt after his initial effort was saved.

A powerful flick from Nicolas Della Torre from a penalty corner put Argentina back in front in the 23rd minute, making the score 3-2.

The scoring continued with two goals in the 40th minute as a penalty corner from Jang Jonghyun, was followed by a second goal from Della Torre, making the scoreline 4-3.

Keenan scored his second of the game in the 46th minute to extend the Argentina lead to 5-3, before Jonghyun cut the deficit from a penalty corner three minutes later to make it 5-4.

With five minutes remaining South Korea levelled through a low shot from Nam Yong Lee, taking the match to penalties.

South Korea won the shoot-out 3-2 as they became the only Asian team to reach the quarter-finals, setting up a meeting with the Netherlands.

South Korea keeper Jaehyeon Kim was the hero saving attempts from Martin Ferreiro and Lucas Toscani, while Jung Manjae, Ji Woo Cheon and Lee Jungjun all scored.

The day’s other crossover match saw Germany run out comfortable 5-1 winners against France.

Four goals in a ten minute spell in the opening half proved decisive for Germany, who took the lead through Marco Miltkau on 14 minutes.

A counter-attacking move was finished by Niklas Wellen, who made it 2-0 five minutes later as he scored his fifth of the tournament.

Two goals in two minutes put the match beyond France with a strike from captain Mats Grambusch and a low deflected shot from Moritz Trompertz making it 4-0 in the 24th minute.

France scored a consolation with three minutes remaining through Francois Goyet, before late gloss was added to the score two minutes later by Gonzalo Peillat.

Germany’s 5-1 win sets up a quarter-final with England.

The opening two quarter-finals are due to take place at Bhubaneswar tomorrow, with Australia taking on Spain, before Belgium face New Zealand.