The fifth-place finish helped Spain book a berth in Champions Trophy. For hosts, the eighth-place is their best show in 16 years.
Match 1: New Zealand vs South Africa
In a match where fortunes fluctuated from one side to another, it was New Zealand who held their nerves to beat South Africa 5-4 on penalty strokes.
Kiwis stumble to ninth position
Match 2: Argentina vs India
Argentina overcame India 4-2 in the seventh-eighth play-off. The eighth-place finish for the hosts is their best at the World Cup in 16 years.
Argentina drub sorry India
Match 3: Spian vs Korea
Two first half goals from Pol Amat helped Spain beat Korea 2-0 in the play-off for the fifth-sixth place at the hockey World Cup.