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Lineup Notes: Houston Dynamo at Orlando City SC

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):

  • Joe Willis; Andrew Wenger, Kevin Garcia, Alejandro Fuenmayor, DaMarcus Beasley ©; Juan David Cabezas, Tomás Martínez, Darwin Cerén; Alberth Elis, Mauro Manotas, Romell Quioto

STARTING XI NOTES:

  • GK Joe Willis will make his 80th career start in MLS regular-season play and his 58th with the Dynamo this evening.
  • Willis can extend his career high with his eighth win of the season.
  • Willis can record his 15th clean sheet in MLS regular-season play and his fourth of the season.
  • Willis can earn his 23rd career win as a starter and his second of the season.
  • FW Andrew Wenger will make his 19th start of the season, his 55th with the Dynamo and the 114th of his MLS career tonight.
  • DF Kevin Garcia will make his sixth start of the season and the eighth of his career tonight.
  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor will make his 18th start of the season and his 19th appearance this evening.
  • Fuenmayor can score in back-to-back games for the first time in his career.
  • Fuenmayor can tie for third on the team in goals with his next scoring tally, which would be his fourth of the year.
  • DF DaMarcus Beasley will make his 22nd start of the season, his 106th with the Dynamo and the 194th of his MLS career tonight.
  • MF Juan David Cabezas will make his second start and fourth appearance of the year. For his career, it will be his 27th start and 31st appearance in MLS regular-season play.
  • Cabezas will be starting for the first time this year since Opening Day when he left the match with a quadriceps injury.
  • MF Tomás Martínez will make his 31st career start and will play in his 36th MLS game.
  • Martínez can record an assist in back-to-back games for the first time in his Dynamo career.
  • MF Darwin Cerén will make his 16th start and 20th appearance of the year. For his career, it will be 83rd start and 95th appearance in MLS regular-season play.
  • FW Alberth Elis will make his 53rd career appearance and his 43rd start.
  • Elis needs one goal or assist to set a new club record for most combined goals and assists in a season. He has 20 combined goals and assists, which ties him with club legend Brad Davis, who reached the mark in 2011 and 2012.
  • Elis can score in three consecutive games for the second time in career and the first time since scored on May 20, 25, and 30 of this year.
  • FW Mauro Manotas will make his 59th career start and will play in his 92nd career game.
  • Manotas needs one goal to set a new club single-season scoring record with 15 on the year. He is currently tied with Erick Torres, who scored 14 goals in 2017.
  • Manotas needs one goal to tie Giles Barnes for fourth on the club’s all-time scoring list with 31 career goals in regular-season play.
  • Manotas needs one goal to reach 40 in his career across all competitions.
  • Manotas can become the first Dynamo player to score 20 goals in a calendar year if he scores two more times.
  • Manotas can score in three consecutive games for the second time in his career and the first time since he did so on June 9, June 23 and July 3 of this year.
  • FW Romell Quioto will make his 23rd start and 29th appearance of the year. For his career, it will be his 36th start and 50th appearance in MLS regular-season play.
  • Quioto needs one assist to reach 15 with the Dynamo in regular-season play, which would tie him with former Dynamo DF/MF Geoff Cameron for eighth on the club’s all-time list.

SUBSTITUTES:

  • MF Arturo Alvarez can play in his 16th game for the Dynamo and make his 253rd career appearance if he comes in tonight.
  • GK Tyler Deric could make his first appearance of the year if he plays tonight.
  • MF Boniek García can play in his 165th game for the Dynamo and his 25th of the year if he comes in tonight.
  • DF Adam Lundkvist could make his 13th appearance of the year if he plays tonight.
  • DF Adolfo Machado can make his 53rd MLS regular season appearance, and his third as a substitute, if he comes off the bench this evening.
  • FW Ronaldo Peña can make his seventh appearance if he comes off the bench this evening.
  • MF Memo Rodriguez can make his 27th career appearance if he comes in as a substitute tonight.