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Lineup Notes: Houston Dynamo at LA Galaxy

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):

  • Tyler Deric; A.J. DeLaGarza, Adolfo Machado, Leonardo, DaMarcus Beasley; Ricardo Clark ©, Juan David Cabezas, Alex; Mauro Manotas, Erick Torres, Alberth Elis

STARTING XI NOTES:

  • The Dynamo are using their 16th different starting lineup in 16 games thus far this season.
  • MF Alex is making the 102nd start of his MLS career and his 16th of the season. He and DF Adolfo Machado are the only players on the team to have started every game this season.
  • An assist tonight would give Alex eight on the second time and his first away from BBVA Compass Stadium.
  • Alex needs two assists to become the 14th player in Dynamo history to record 10 career assists with the club.
  • DF DaMarcus Beasley returns to the Starting XI for the first time since May 28 at FC Dallas. Beasley will be making his 11th start of the season and the 161st of his career tonight.
  • Beasley needs to play 87 minutes to surpass 1,000 in a season for the eighth time in his MLS career.
  • MF Juan David Cabezas will make his 10th consecutive start and his 11th overall this season.
  • MF Ricardo Clark will make his 303rd career start in MLS regular-season play tonight. Clark became the 14th field player in MLS history to start at least 300 games on May 28 at FC Dallas. Next on the list is Chris Henderson, who started 304 matches during his career from 1996-2006.
  • Clark has 22 career regular-season assists and will pass Brian Ching for sole possession of third on the club list with his next.
  • Clark has 31 career goals in all competitions with Houston and will tie Dwayne De Rosario (32) for fifth on club list with his next.
  • DF A.J. DeLaGarza is set to make his 209th career start in tonight’s game.
  • GK Tyler Deric will make his 63rd career appearance in MLS regular-season play.
  • Deric needs four saves to reach 200 for his career in MLS regular-season action.
  • DF Leonardo will make his 10th consecutive start, his 13th with the Dynamo and the 93rd of his career tonight. He will be making his 98th career appearance in MLS regular-season play.
  • DF Adolfo Machado is starting his 16th consecutive game. He and MF Alex are the only two players to have started every game this season.
  • FW Mauro Manotas will make his 11th start of the season, setting a new career high for the 21-year-old Colombian.
  • Manotas can notch his second career away goal tonight and his first since he scored his first-career goal at Sporting Kansas City on Sept. 9, 2016.
  • Manotas needs two goals to match his scoring total of six goals from last season.
  • FW Romell Quioto returns to the Starting XI for the first time since May 17 at Philadelphia. He will be making his seventh start of the season and 11th appearance overall.
  • A goal by Quioto would tie him with FW Alberth Elis for second on the team with five on the year.
  • Quioto can also join FW Erick Torres as the only players on the team with multiple goals away from BBVA Compass Stadium with a score tonight.
  • FW Erick Torres will make his 13th start of the season, his 20th with the Dynamo and the 64th of his career tonight.
  • Torres needs three goals to match the club single-season scoring record of 13 set in 2008 by Brian Ching.

SUBSTITUTES BENCH:

  • GK Joe Willis is on the bench after starting the last seven games. An appearance off the bench would be the fourth of Willis’ career as a substitute and his 60th overall.
  • DF Jalil Anibaba could make his fifth appearance of the season and his second in four games as a substitute if he comes into the game.
  • MF Boniek García can make his 12th appearance of the season and the 132nd of his career if he comes into the game tonight.
  • García can record his 30th career assist in regular-season action if he sets up a goal tonight. He could also record an assist in back-to-back games for the fourth time in his career.
  • FW Alberth Elis can make his 14th appearance overall if he enters tonight's match.
  • Elis can score his first goal away from BBVA Compass Stadium if he finds the net in tonight’s game.
  • DF Dylan Remick can make his first appearance with the Dynamo as a substitute if he comes into tonight’s game off the bench.
  • FW Andrew Wenger can make his 12th appearance of the season and the 149th of his career if he comes on as a substitute tonight.
  • FW Vicente Sánchez stands to make his 10th appearance of the season and his fourth in a row if he comes in as a substitute this evening.