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Lineup Notes: Houston Dynamo at Vancouver Whitecaps FC

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):

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

STARTING XI NOTES:

  • GK Joe Willis will make his fourth start of the season and his 61st career MLS regular season start tonight.
  • Willis can record his 12th clean sheet in MLS regular-season play and his first of the season.
  • Willis can earn his 18th career win as a starter.
  • DF Andrew Wenger will make his 104th career MLS regular season start today and his ninth start of the season.
  • Wenger will be starting as a defender for the eighth time in his professional career and for the fourth consecutive match.
  • DF Adolfo Machado will make his 41st career start and his eighth of the year tonight.
  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor will make his fifth MLS regular season start and his third in a row, which will be the longest streak of his young career.
  • Fuenmayor could score in back-to-back games for the first time in MLS.
  • DF Leonardo will make his seventh start of the season and his 36th with the Dynamo tonight.
  • Leonardo will wear the captain’s armband for the second time this season and first time since April 14 at San Jose.
  • MF Eric Alexander will start his 149th career game and make his 199th career appearance this evening.
  • MF Darwin Cerén will make his eighth start for the Dynamo and his 75th career start tonight.
  • MF Tomás Martínez will make his 13th career start and will play in his 17th MLS game tonight.
  • Martínez needs one goal to match his season total from 2017.
  • FW Romell Quioto will make his fifth start of the season and the 19th of his career tonight.
  • Quioto can record an assist in his fourth straight game, which would extend his career-long streak.
  • Quioto can score in back-to-back games for the first time this season and the first time since he scored in the first three games of the 2017 season.
  • Quioto needs one goal to reach 10 with the Dynamo.
  • FW Mauro Manotas will make his 43rd career start and will play in his 73rd career game.
  • Manotas needs two goals to match his scoring total (6) from 2016, the second-highest of his career.
  • FW Alberth Elis will make his 35th career appearance and his 27th start tonight.
  • Elis needs one assist to set a new single-season career high with five on the year.

SUBSTITUTES:

  • GK Chris Seitz could make his 103rd appearance, and just his second as a substitute, if he comes in tonight.
  • MF Arturo Alvarez could make his 244th career appearance if he plays tonight.
  • MF Eric Bird could make his MLS debut if he make an appearance tonight.
  • MF Boniek García can make his 147th career appearance if he comes in tonight.
  • MF Luis Gil can make his Dynamo debut if he comes in tonight.
  • MF Memo Rodriguez can make his 13th career appearance if he plays tonight.
  • Rodriguez could equal his scoring total from 2017 with a goal, which would be his second of the season.
  • Rodriguez can score in back-to-back games for the first time in his professional career.
  • FW Mac Steeves can play in his fourth professional game if he comes in tonight.