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Trask Smith

Lineup Notes: Houston Dynamo vs. Colorado Rapids

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):

  • Joe Willis; Andrew Wenger, Alejandro Fuenmayor, Leonardo, DaMarcus Beasley ©; Eric Alexander, Tomás Martínez, Boniek García; Alberth Elis, Mauro Manotas, Romell Quioto

STARTING XI NOTES:

  • GK Joe Willis will make his ninth start of the season and his 66th career MLS regular season start this evening.
  • Willis can record his 12th clean sheet in MLS regular-season play and his first of the season.
  • Willis can earn his 20th career win as a starter and improve his record this season to 5-3-1.
  • DF Andrew Wenger will make his 106th career MLS regular season start today and his 11th start of the season.
  • Wenger will be starting as a defender for the 10th time in his professional career.
  • DF Leonardo will make his 11th start of the season and his 40th with the Dynamo tonight.
  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor will make his eighth MLS regular season start today and his ninth appearance of the season.
  • Fuenmayor returns to the lineup after being suspended for the previous two games.
  • DF DaMarcus Beasley will make his 184th MLS regular season start today and his 96th start for the Dynamo.
  • MF Eric Alexander will start his 153rd career game and make his 203rd career appearance today.
  • MF Tomás Martínez will make his 17th career start and will play in his 22nd MLS game tonight.
  • MF Boniek García will make his seventh start and 12th appearance of the year today. For his career, it will be his 123rd start and 152nd appearance.
  • FW Romell Quioto will make his ninth start of the season and his 23rd career MLS regular season start today.
  • Quioto needs one assist to reach 10 with the Dynamo in regular-season play. He would become the 16th player in club history to reach double digits in assists.
  • FW Mauro Manotas will make his 47th career start and will play in his 78th career game.
  • Manotas needs one goal to match his scoring total (6) from 2016, the second-highest of his career.
  • Manotas needs three goals to tie Dwayne De Rosario (24) for sixth on the club’s all-time scoring list.
  • FW Alberth Elis will make his 40th career appearance and his 32nd start today.
  • Elis’ next assist would be his 10th for the club, which would make him the 12th player in club history to record double-digit assists in a career.
  • Elis needs three goals to reach 20 in MLS regular-season play and become the eighth Dynamo player to score 20 or more goals.

SUBSTITUTES:

  • GK Chris Seitz can make his 103rd appearance if he comes in today.
  • MF Arturo Alvarez can make his 248th career appearance if he plays today.
  • MF Eric Bird could make his second appearance of the season if he comes in today.
  • MF Luis Gil can play in his sixth game for the Dynamo and make his 161st career appearance if he comes in tonight.
  • DF Adam Lundkvist would play in his third game if he comes in this evening.
  • MF Memo Rodriguez can make his 15th career appearance if he plays this evening.
  • Rodriguez could equal his scoring total from 2017 with a goal, which would be his second best of the season.
  • DF Philippe Senderos can play in his fifth career game if he comes in tonight.
  • Senderos can return to regular season play after missing the last 10 games due to an injury.