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FC Dallas picks up shutout draw on the road against Orlando City

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Jesse Gonzalez comes up huge in late moments to preserve the draw.

MLS: FC Dallas at Orlando City SC Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

FC Dallas is starting a new kind of streak as Jesse Gonzalez lead the defense to their second straight shutout in a 0-0 draw on Saturday at Orlando City.

Gonzalez came up big in a few key moments late in the match as he four saves on the day.

Dallas came out with plenty of good energy in this one as they pushed forward in the opening minutes with Roland Lamah. The veteran winger dribbled through two defenders in the 4th minute before putting a hard shot on goal that forced a save by Joe Bendik.

In the 29th minute, Dallas pushed forward from the back with Maynor Figueroa on the left side. The Honduran found an open Mauro Diaz just outside the penalty box where he would get tripped up for a free kick. The ensuing kick, Diaz hammered just over the crossbar.

Orlando had their best chance of the first half in the 36th minute as Giles Barnes cracked a shot from 25 yards out that force Gonzalez to make a diving save.

Dallas had a call for a handball in the penalty box in the 74th minute when substitute Kellyn Acosta fired a volley from the top of the penalty box. The ball hit Seb Hines’ arm but the center official waved off the call for a penalty and did not go to his video replay assistant for a closer look.

Orlando then began pressing harder in the late stages of the match forcing Gonzalez into a few key stops including one from a hard shot from Yoshimar Yotun that took an awkward bounce and hit the Dallas Homegrown in the face before going out of play.

Dallas will return to action next week as they travel to Denver to battle the Colorado Rapids for the final time in 2017.