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Lineup Notes: Houston Dynamo at San Jose Earthquakes

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):

  • Chris Seitz; Adolfo Machado, Alejandro Fuenmayor, Leonardo ©, Andrew Wenger; Eric Alexander, Tomás Martínez, Darwin Cerén; Romell Quioto, Mauro Manotas, Alberth Elis

STARTING XI NOTES:

  • GK Chris Seitz will make his fifth start of the season and his 101st career MLS regular season start today.
  • DF Adolfo Machado will start in his 38th career appearance tonight.
  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor will make his second career MLS start today.
  • DF Leonardo will make his 33rd start with the Dynamo and his 112th career start tonight.
  • Leonardo will captain the Dynamo for the first time.
  • DF Andrew Wenger will make his 100th career MLS regular season start this evening and his fifth start of the season.
  • Wenger will be starting as a defender for the fourth time in his professional career. The last time Wenger started a game as defender was when he played for the Philadelphia Union in October 18, 2015 at New York Red Bulls.
  • MF Eric Alexander will start his 146th career game and make his 196th career appearance tonight.
  • MF Tomás Martínez will make his ninth-career start and will play in his 13th MLS game today.
  • MF Darwin Cerén will make his fourth start for the Dynamo and his 71st career start.
  • Cerén returns to Avaya Stadium for the first since the Dynamo acquired him during the off season.
  • FW Romell Quioto will make his first start of the season and his 15th career MLS regular season start this evening.
  • FW Mauro Manotas will make his 39th career start and will play in his 69th career game.
  • FW Alberth Elis will make his 31st career appearance and his 23rd start tonight.

SUBSTITUTES:

  • GK Joe Willis can make his 61st appearance if he comes in today.
  • MF Arturo Alvarez can make his 241st career appearance if he plays today.
  • MF Eric Bird can make his MLS debut if he comes in this evening.
  • MF Boniek García can make his 143th career appearance if he comes in tonight.
  • MF Memo Rodriguez can make his 11th career appearance if he plays today.
  • MF Charlie Ward can make his second career appearance if he comes in tonight.
  • FW Mac Steeves can play in his second professional game if he comes in this evening.