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Trask Smith

Lineup Notes: Houston Dynamo vs. San Jose Earthquakes

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):

  • Tyler Deric; A.J. DeLaGarza, Adolfo Machado, Leonardo, DaMarcus Beasley; Ricardo Clark ©, Juan David Cabezas, Boniek García; Alberth Elis, Erick Torres, Romell Quioto

STARTING XI NOTES:

  • The Dynamo will utilize their 22nd different starting lineup in 24 matches this season.
  • DF DaMarcus Beasley will make his 16th start of the season and the 166th of his career tonight.
  • MF Juan David Cabezas will be making his 18th consecutive start and his 19th overall this season.
  • MF Ricardo Clark will be making his 311th career start in MLS regular-season play tonight and his 235th with the Dynamo.
  • DF A.J. DeLaGarza will make his 217th career start in tonight’s game.
  • GK Tyler Deric will be making his 70th career start tonight and his 16th of the season.
  • Deric can level his record as a starting goalkeeper at 24-24-19 with a win tonight.
  • FW Alberth Elis returns to the Starting XI for the first time since May 31 vs. Real Salt Lake.
  • Elis can tie FW Mauro Manotas for second on the team with his next goal, which would be his seventh on the year.
  • Elis can surpass 1,000 minutes played on the season if he plays through the 13th minute tonight.
  • MF Boniek García will make his 16th appearance of the season and the 136th appearance of his Dynamo and MLS career tonight. It will be his eighth start of the year and the 112th of his career.
  • García will move into a tie for seventh on the club’s all-time regular-season appearance list tonight, matching Brian Mullan and GK Pat Onstad.
  • DF Leonardo will make his 100th career start in MLS regular-season play tonight. It will be his 18th consecutive start and his 20th with the Dynamo this year.
  • DF Adolfo Machado will start his 24th consecutive game. He is the only player on the team to have started every game this season.
  • FW Romell Quioto returns to the Starting XI for the first time since June 23 vs. FC Dallas. Quioto is making his ninth start of the season tonight.
  • FW Erick Torres will make his 19th start of the season and the 70th of his MLS career tonight.
  • Torres needs one goal to match Brian Ching’s club single-season record of 13.

SUBSTITUTES:

  • GK Joe Willis can make his 61st career appearance and 38th with the Dynamo if he comes into tonight’s game. An appearance off the bench would be Willis’ third with the Dynamo and fourth overall.
  • DF Jalil Anibaba can make his sixth appearance of the season and third off the bench if he comes into the game tonight. It would mark his 36th appearance with the Dynamo and his 164th career appearance in league play.
  • MF Tomás Martínez is in the match-day 18-man roster for the first time and can make his MLS and Dynamo debut tonight if he comes into the game as a substitute.
  • FW Mauro Manotas can make his 23rd appearance of the season and his fifth off the bench if he comes into the game as a substitute tonight.
  • Manotas needs two goals to reach 15 for his career and needs three to reach 10 in a season for the first time in his career.
  • DF Dylan Remick can make his 11th appearance of the season and his second off the bench if he comes into tonight’s game.
  • FW Vicente Sánchez can make his 13th appearance of the season, all as a substitute, if he comes into the game tonight.
  • FW Andrew Wenger can make his 18th appearance of the season and his ninth off the bench if he comes into the game.