LE HAVRE, France (Reuters) - Netherlands coach Sarina Wiegman did not hold back after her side labored to a 1-0 win over New Zealand in their women\u2019s World Cup opener on Tuesday, slamming players for \u201cstrolling\u201d through the match in Le Havre. Soccer Football - Women's World Cup - Group E - New Zealand v Netherlands - Stade Oceane, Le Havre, France - June 11, 2019 New Zealand's Erin Nayler and Ali Riley in action with Netherlands' Lieke Martens REUTERS\/Phil NobleThe European champions are among the favorites for the title but battled to break down a stubborn New Zealand defense, only securing victory when substitute Jill Roord headed home in stoppage time. \u201cWe were sloppy, our ball tempo was too slow and our positional play was not very good,\u201d was her verdict. \u201cI saw too many of our players strolling.\u201d Dominique Bloodworth, who missed an easy first half chance, said the occasion got to her. \u201cIt was the biggest game of my career. The first tournament where I have been in the starting line-up,\u201d she added. \u201cI was really nervous, but that shouldn\u2019t mean you drop your playing standard. But it happened. It was not good enough. Luckily it can only get better.\u201d Roord said she was delighted to score her first goal for the national team since 2017. \u201cIt\u2019s bizarre that I achieved it, in stoppage time too,\u201dshe added. \u201cI\u2019ve had such a long drought for the side and to now get a decisive goal in a World Cup match. It\u2019s something I had hoped for, for so long.\u201d The Dutch next face Cameroon in Valenciennes on Saturday before rounding out Group E against Canada. Reporting by Mark Gleeson in Cape Town; Editing by Peter RutherfordOur Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.