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Bryan Salas/Houston Dynamo

Lineup Notes: Houston Dynamo at LA Galaxy

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):

  • Joe Willis; A.J. DeLaGarza, Kiki Struna, Maynor Figueroa, Adam Lundkvist; Matías Vera, Tomás Martínez, Boniek García ©; Alberth Elis, Mauro Manotas, Tommy McNamara

STARTING XI NOTES:

  • GK Joe Willis can make his 89th career start in MLS regular-season play and his 67th with the Dynamo.
  • Willis can earn his 23rd win with the Dynamo in MLS regular-season play and extend his career-long win streak to five.
  • Willis can record his 16th clean sheet in MLS regular-season play and his first of the season.
  • DF Adam Lundkvist will start his sixth consecutive league game at left back. It will be his 18th start with the Dynamo.
  • DF Maynor Figueroa will make his fifth start with the club and the 80th of his MLS career tonight.
  • DF Kiki Struna will make his fifth consecutive start in league play this evening.
  • DF A.J. DeLaGarza will make his fifth start and of the 2019 MLS season tonight. It will be DeLaGarza’s 235th career start in league play.
  • DeLaGarza will be making his ninth start in 10 matches for the Dynamo this year; he played all 90 minutes in each of the team’s four Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League matches.
  • MF Boniek García will make his 201st appearance for the Dynamo in all competitions this evening, which will place him in a tie with former Houston FW Will Bruin for sixth on the club’s all-time list.
  • García will make his sixth consecutive start in league play and his sixth straight start in all competitions.
  • García will wear the captain’s armband for the sixth consecutive league match. He wore the armband three times last season.
  • MF Matías Vera will make his fifth start of the season and his ninth in 10 matches across all competitions this year.
  • MF Tomás Martínez will make his sixth league start of the season and the 42nd of his MLS career.
  • Martínez can score in back-to-back games for the first time in his MLS career.
  • MF Tommy McNamara will make his first regular-season start for the Dynamo tonight and the 73rd of his MLS career.
  • FW Mauro Manotas will make his 103rd career appearance in league play for the Dynamo and make his 70th career start.
  • Manotas can extend his career-long streak by recording an assist in his fourth consecutive game.
  • FW Alberth Elis is slated to start for the 50th time in league play with the Dynamo and will make his 61st career league appearance.
  • Elis can record an assist in his fourth consecutive match, which would be the longest streak of his MLS career.
  • Elis can score in his fourth straight game, which would be the longest such streak of his career.

SUBSTITUTES:

  • GK Tyler Deric could make just his second appearance as a substitute and his first since Aug. 29, 2014 at Sporting Kansas City.
  • MF Juan David Cabezas can make his second straight appearance and the 35th appearance of his Dynamo career if he comes off the bench tonight.
  • MF Darwin Cerén can make his 103rd career appearance in league play and 28th with the Dynamo if he comes in tonight.
  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor can make his second career appearance off the bench if he comes into tonight’s game. His only previous appearance as a substitute was April 21, 2018 vs. Toronto.
  • FW Marlon Hairston could extend his streak of playing in every regular-season game with the Dynamo if he comes into tonight’s game. It would be his 101st career appearance in league play.
  • DF Sam Junqua could make his Major League Soccer debut if he comes into tonight’s game.
  • MF Memo Rodriguez can make his fifth appearance of the season and the 33rd of his career if he comes into tonight’s game.
  • Rodriguez could score in his fourth consecutive appearance if he comes into the game and scores a goal. He missed last week’s game against San Jose with hamstring tightness.