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Trask Smith

Lineup Notes: Houston Dynamo at New York City FC

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):

  • Tyler Deric; A.J. DeLaGarza, Adolfo Machado, Leonardo, DaMarcus Beasley ©; Juan David Cabezas, Vicente Sánchez, Boniek García; Tomás Martínez, Mauro Manotas, Alex

STARTING XI NOTES:

  • The Dynamo will utilize their 27th different starting lineup in 29 matches this season.
  • MF Alex will start his 24th game of the season and the 110th of his MLS career today.
  • Alex will start as a forward for the first time this season.
  • DF DaMarcus Beasley will start his 82nd game with the Dynamo today and the 170th of his MLS career.
  • MF Juan David Cabezas will make his 23rd start and 24th appearance of the season today.
  • DF A.J. DeLaGarza will start his 25th game of the season and the 221st of his MLS career today.
  • GK Tyler Deric will be making his 75th career start tonight and his 21st of the season.
  • Deric can keep his fifth clean sheet of the season and the 20th of his career with a shutout tonight.
  • MF Boniek García will make his 116th start with the Dynamo and his 12th of the season.
  • DF Leonardo will start his 24th game of the season and the 103rd of his MLS career today.
  • DF Adolfo Machado will start his 29th 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 29th 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.
  • FW Mauro Manotas will start his 21st game of the season and the 31st of his career today.
  • Manotas needs two goals to reach 10 in a season for the first time in his career.
  • Manotas needs one goal to reach 15 for his career, which would tie him with Stuart Holden for seventh on the club's all-time MLS scoring list.
  • MF Tomás Martínez will make his second consecutive start and his sixth consecutive appearance with the team.
  • FW Vicente Sánchez will start his second game of the season and will be making his 16th appearance of the year.

SUBSTITUTES:

  • GK Joe Willis can make his 61st career appearance and 38th with the Dynamo if he comes into today’s game. An appearance off the bench would be Willis’ third with the Dynamo and fourth overall.
  • MF Eric Alexander is in the matchday 18-man roster for the fifth consecutive game and can make his first appearance since May 6 vs. Orlando City if he comes into the game.
  • DF Jalil Anibaba can make his 165th career appearance and his 37th with the Dynamo if he comes into today’s game.
  • MF Ricardo Clark can make his 25th season appearance if he comes into today’s game.
  • Clark would make his 250th appearance with the Dynamo if he features today.
  • 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.
  • FW Alberth Elis can make his 22nd appearance of the year and his seventh off the bench if he comes into the game today.
  • Elis needs three goals to reach 10 on the season.
  • FW Andrew Wenger can make his 19th appearance of the season and his 51st with the Dynamo if he comes into the game as a substitute tonight.