Real Salt Lake and Houston Dynamo battle to a scoreless draw

RSL extends its unbeaten streak against Houston to 11 matches

Houston Dynamo's Daniel Steres, rear, heads the ball over Real Salt Lake's Bertin Jacquesson (27) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, May 6, 2023, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Houston • Steve Clark had five saves for the Houston Dynamo and Zac MacMatch saved four shots for Real Salt Lake as the two teams played to a scoreless draw on Saturday night.

Real Salt Lake (3-5-2) improves to 5-0-6 in its last 11 matchups with Houston (4-3-2). Real Salt Lake’s 11-match unbeaten run against Houston is its longest streak against a single opponent.

The Dynamo’s drought against RSL is its longest against a single opponent. Houston last beat Real Salt Lake in May of 2017.

Clark and the Dynamo have not yielded a goal in five straight matches at home, winning the first four. Houston entered play as the third team in league history to begin a season with four shutout wins at home.

The Dynamo had a 16-13 advantage in shots but took just five on goal. RSL had four shots on target.

Real Salt Lake's Carlos Andrés Gómez, top, jumps over Houston Dynamo's Franco Escobar during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, May 6, 2023, in Houston. The teams tied 0-0. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Real Salt Lake returns home to host Los Angeles FC on Saturday. Houston will host the Seattle Sounders on Saturday.