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Postgame Notes: Houston Dynamo 0, Colorado Rapids 0

THE WIN:

  • Improved Houston’s record to 7-6-5 on the season.
  • Improved Houston's road record to 1-4-4 on the year.
  • Improved Houston's record against Western Conference clubs to 3-4-4 on the year.
  • Improved Houston's record against Colorado Rapids to 9-11-8 all-time and 1-0-1 this season.
  • Gave Houston a 1-0-2 record in July after going 1-2-0 in June.

TEAM NOTES:

  • The Dynamo posted their fourth clean sheet of the season.
  • The Dynamo posted their first clean sheet on the road this season.
  • The Dynamo and Colorado were tied 0-0 at halftime. It marked the sixth time this season that the team was tied with his opponent at intermission, and they improved to 2-2-2 in those games.
  • This is only the third time this season the Dynamo hasn’t scored. They are now 0-2-1 in those games.
  • Houston has used 18 different starting lineup combinations in 18 games this season. Head coach Wilmer Cabrera has now used 50 different combinations in 52 games on the Dynamo sideline.

DYNAMO STARTING XI (5-3-2):

  • Joe Willis; Kevin Garcia, Adolfo Machado, Leonardo ©, Jared Watts, Adam Lundkvist; Luis Gil, Memo Rodriguez, Eric Alexander; Tomás Martínez; Romell Quioto

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES:

  • GK Joe Willis recorded his 14th clean sheet in MLS regular-season play and his third of the season, making three saves tonight.
  • Willis earned his 18th career draw as a starter and improved his record this season to 6-4-3.
  • Willis made his 13th start of the season and his 70th career MLS regular season start.
  • MF Luis Gil made his second start with the Dynamo and his 100th MLS regular season start today.
  • Gil led the team on shots and shots on goal taken with three and two, respectively.
  • MF Eric Alexander made his 156th career game and make his 206th career appearance today.
  • Alexander led the Dynamo in passes as he connected 56 passes this evening.
  • DF Kevin Garcia made his fourth start of the season and ninth career appearance tonight.
  • Garcia led the Dynamo in passing accuracy as he connected 87.1 percent of passes today.
  • MF Memo Rodriguez made in the starting lineup for the second time this season and fifth in his career.
  • Rodriguez led the team on fouls won with three this evening.
  • DF Adolfo Machado made his 45th career start today and play on his 12th game of the season tonight.
  • DF Leonardo made his 12th start of the season today and his 41st with the Dynamo today.
  • Leonardo wore the captain’s armband for the third time this season
  • DF Jared Watts made his second of the season and 63rd career game tonight.
  • DF Adam Lundkvist made his fifth start tonight and play in his seventh game of the season tonight.
  • MF Tomás Martínez made his 21st career start and will play in his 26th MLS game tonight.
  • MF Darwin Cerén made his 87th appearance when he came on for MF Tomás Martínez in the 80th minute.
  • FW Romell Quioto made his 13th start of the season and his 27th career MLS regular season start today.
  • FW Alberth Elis made his 44th game for the Dynamo when he came on for FW Romell Quioto in the 46th minute.
  • FW Mauro Manotas played in his 82nd regular season game when he came on MF Luis Gil in the 58th minute.