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Trask Smith

Lineup Notes: Houston Dynamo vs. Minnesota United U.S. Open Cup Round of Sixteen

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):

  • Chris Seitz; Kevin Garcia, Alejandro Fuenmayor, Philippe Senderos, Adam Lundkvist; Eric Bird, Luis Gil, Eric Alexander; Memo Rodriguez, Mauro Manotas, Arturo Alvarez

STARTING XI NOTES:

  • GK Chris Seitz is making his 13th start in the U.S. Open Cup and his second Open Cup start with the Dynamo.
  • Seitz can earn his 10th career win in Open Cup play.
  • Seitz can record his sixth clean sheet in U.S. Open Cup and his second this year.
  • DF Kevin Garcia will be playing in his fifth U.S. Open Cup match and will be making his ninth appearance for the Dynamo this season across all competitions.
  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor is starting in his second U.S. Open Cup game for Houston and will be making his 11th appearance and 10th start of the 2018 season across all competitions.
  • DF Philippe Senderos will be making his first start in the U.S. Open Cup and his second appearance in the tournament.
  • DF Adam Lundkvist will start in his U.S. Open Cup debut for Houston and will be making his fourth appearance and third start of the 2018 season across all competitions.
  • MF Eric Bird will be making his fourth start in U.S. Open Cup play for the Dynamo and his fifth appearance in the U.S Open Cup.
  • MF Luis Gil will make his third start with the Dynamo across all competitions and his eighth career start in Open Cup play this evening.
  • MF Eric Alexander will make his Dynamo debut in the U.S. Open Cup and his fifth overall start in the tournament.
  • MF Memo Rodriguez will be in the starting lineup for the third time in the 2018 season across all competitions and fifth in U.S. Open Cup play.
  • Rodriguez needs one goal to tie the club U.S. Open Cup scoring record of four set by Mauro Manotas.
  • FW Mauro Manotas will make his fifth start in U.S. Open Cup and his 14th start of the 2018 season across all competitions.
  • Manotas holds the Dynamo scoring record in the tournament with four goals.
  • FW Arturo Alvarez will make his 11th start in the U.S. Open Cup and his third in the 2018 season across all competitions.  
  • Alvarez needs one assist to tie the club U.S. Open Cup record of three set by John Michael Hayden.

SUBSTITUTES:

  • GK Michael Nelson can make his first appearance for the Dynamo if he comes in tonight.
  • DF Conor Donovan can make his second appearance for the Dynamo if he comes in tonight.
  • MF Todd Wharton can make his second appearance of the year if he comes in tonight.
  • FW Aldo Quintanilla can play in his second game for the Dynamo if he comes in this evening.
  • Quintanilla needs two goals to tie the club U.S. Open Cup scoring record of four set by Mauro Manotas.
  • MF Tomás Martínez, FW Alberth Elis, and FW Romell Quioto are all poised to make their U.S. Open Cup debuts if they come on as substitutes.