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Lineup Notes: Houston Dynamo at San Jose Earthquakes

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):

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

STARTING XI NOTES:

  • The Dynamo will utilize their 26th different starting lineup in 28 matches this season.
  • GK Tyler Deric will be making his 74th career start tonight and his 20th of the season. The game will be Deric’s 75th career appearance.
  • Deric can keep his fifth clean sheet of the season and the 20th of his career with a shutout tonight.
  • DF A.J. DeLaGarza will start his 24th game of the season and the 220th of his MLS career tonight.
  • DF Adolfo Machado will start his 28th consecutive game. He is the only player on the team to have started every game this season.
  • Machado can play all 90 minutes for the 28th consecutive match. He and New York City FC defender Alexander Callens are the only field players in the league who have played every minute for their clubs this year.
  • DF Leonardo will start his 23rd game of the season and the 102nd of his MLS career tonight.
  • Leonardo comes back to the Starting XI for the first time since August 19 at Vancouver.
  • DF DaMarcus Beasley will start his 81st game with the Dynamo tonight and the 169th of his MLS career.
  • MF Juan David Cabezas will make his 22nd start and 23rd appearance of the season
  • MF Tomás Martínez will make his first start for the Houston Dynamo tonight and his fifth consecutive appearance with the team.
  • MF Boniek García will make his 115th start with the Dynamo and his 11th of the season
  • García comes back to the Starting XI for the first time since August 23 at FC Dallas.
  • FW Alberth Elis will start his 15th game of the season tonight and will make his 21st appearance of the year.
  • Elis can tie FW Mauro Manotas for second on the team in scoring with a goal, which would be his eighth of the year.
  • Elis needs three goals to reach 10 on the season.
  • FW Romell Quioto will make his 11th start of the season and 18th appearance of the season
  • Quioto can score his sixth goal and dish his fourth assist of the season
  • FW Erick Torres will make his 72nd career start tonight and his 21st start of the season.
  • Torres needs one goal to match his career high of 15, set in 2014 with Chivas USA.

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 165th career appearance and 37th with the Dynamo if he comes into tonight’s game.
  • DF Dylan Remick can make his 56th career appearance and 12th with the Dynamo if he comes into tonight’s game.
  • MF Ricardo Clark can make his 25th season appearance if he comes into tonight’s game.
  • Clark would make his 250th appearance with the Dynamo if he features tonight.
  • Clark is three appearances away from reaching 300 with the Dynamo across all competitions.
  • 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.
  • MF Eric Alexander is in the matchday 18-man roster for the fourth consecutive game and can make his first appearance since May 6 vs. Orlando City if he comes into the game.
  • FW Vicente Sánchez can make his 15th appearance of the season and the 70th of his MLS career if he comes into the game as a substitute tonight.
  • FW Mauro Manotas can make his 27th appearance of the season and the 58th with the Dynamo if he comes into the game as a substitute tonight.
  • Manotas needs two goals to reach 10 on the season for the first time in his career.