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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

Lineup Notes: Houston Dynamo vs. Seattle Sounders FC

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):

  • Tyler Deric; A.J. DeLaGarza, Alejandro Fuenmayor, Philippe Senderos, DaMarcus Beasley ©; Eric Bird, Tomás Martínez, Boniek García; Alberth Elis, Mauro Manotas, Romell Quioto

STARTING XI NOTES:

  • GK Tyler Deric will make his second start of the season and his 82nd career start in MLS regular-season play this afternoon.
  • Deric can record his 22nd clean sheet in MLS regular-season play and his first of the season.
  • DF A.J. DeLaGarza will make his third start of the season, his 33rd with the Dynamo and the 229th of his MLS career today.
  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor will make his 20th start of the season and his 21st appearance this afternoon.
  • Fuenmayor could tie for third on the team in goals with his next scoring tally, which would be his fourth of the year.
  • DF Philippe Senderos will make his eighth start of the season and his ninth appearance of the year today.
  • Senderos could score his fifth goal for the club, which would be more than he has scored with any club in his career. He had four goals for Arsenal from 2003-10.
  • DF DaMarcus Beasley will make his 25th start of the season, his 109th with the Dynamo and the 197th of his MLS career today.
  • Beasley needs one goal to set a single-season high with Houston.
  • MF Eric Bird will make his fourth start for the Dynamo and his sixth career appearance today.
  • MF Tomás Martínez will make his 35th career start and will play in his 40th MLS game.
  • Martínez can record an assist in four consecutive games for the first time in his career.
  • Martínez needs one assist to take the team lead with 12 on the year, which would pass FW Romell Quioto’s total.
  • Martínez needs one assist to become the second player in Dynamo history to record 12 or more assists in a single MLS season, joining MF Brad Davis who did so four times (2009-12).
  • MF Boniek García will make his 20th start and 28th appearance of the year. It will be his 136th start and 168th appearance of his career in MLS regular-season play.
  • García needs one assist to reach 40 in his Dynamo career across all competitions.
  • FW Alberth Elis will make his 55th career appearance and his 44th start today.
  • 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.
  • FW Mauro Manotas will make his 63rd career start and will play in his 96th career game.
  • Manotas can extend his single-season scoring record with another goal. He has 16 goals on the year, which is the most in club history.
  • Manotas needs two goals to tie MF Brad Davis (45) for third on the club’s all-time scoring list across all competitions.
  • Manotas needs four goals to become the 22nd player in MLS history to score 20 in a season. It would be the 27th 20-goal year in MLS history.
  • FW Romell Quioto will make his 24th start and 31st 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.
  • Quioto needs one assist to become the second player in Dynamo history to record 12 or more assists in a single MLS season, joining MF Brad Davis who did so four times (2009-12).

SUBSTITUTES:

  • MF Arturo Alvarez can play in his 18th game for the Dynamo and make his 255th career appearance if he comes in today.
  • DF Kevin Garcia can make his 17th career appearance if comes into today’s game.
  • MF Luis Gil can play in his 13th game for the Dynamo and make his 168th career appearance if he comes into today’s contest.
  • DF Adam Lundkvist could make his 16th appearance of the year if he plays today.
  • FW Ronaldo Peña can make his ninth appearance if he comes off the bench this afternoon.
  • MF Memo Rodriguez can make his 29th career appearance if he comes in as a substitute today.
  • Rodriguez could equal his scoring total from 2017 with a goal, which would be his second of the season.
  • GK Joe Willis can make his 86th appearance, and his fourth as a substitute, if he comes into today’s game.