Staring XI_Featured_SJ

Starting XI Notes: SJ v HOU

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-1-4-1):

  • Joe Willis; Adam Lundkvist, Kevin Garcia, Kiki Struna, A.J. DeLaGarza; Juan David Cabezas; Tommy McNamara Boniek García (C), Matías Vera, Tomás Martínez; Ronaldo Peña

 

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES:

  • GK Joe Willis is set to make his 101st career appearance in MLS regular-season play and start his 98th career game in goal.
  • Willis can earn his eighth win of the season, his 26th with the Dynamo and the 32nd of his career.
  • Willis can record his second clean sheet of the season and the 17th of his career.
  • DF Adam Lundkvist will make his 12th start of the season and the 24th of his Dynamo career.
  • DF Kevin Garcia will make his fifth appearance and fourth start for the Dynamo this season. It will be his eighth appearance in all competitions this season.
  • DF Kiki Struna will make his 13th start of the year in league play and his 16th of the year in all competitions.
  • DF A.J. DeLaGarza will make his 14th start of the season and his 252nd career appearance in league play tonight.
  • MF Juan David Cabezas will make his first start of the season in league play tonight. It will be his 31st career start, and his fourth start of the year in all competitions.
  • MF Tommy McNamara continues to be the only player to appear in every match this season for the Dynamo. He will make his fourth consecutive start in all competitions and his third of the year in league play.
  • MF Matías Vera will make his 19th start in 20 matches for the Dynamo across all competitions this year.
  • MF Boniek García will make his 151st start for the club in league play tonight. It will be his 15th appearance and 14th start of the year in league play.
  • MF Tomás Martínez will start his 51st career game in league play and will make his 56th appearance in regular-season action overall.
  • FW Ronaldo Peña will make his second consecutive start in MLS action and his fifth of the year in all competitions.


SUBSTITUTES:

  • GK Michael Nelson can make his MLS debut if he enters the game tonight. 
  • DF Sam Junqua can make his MLS debut if he enters the match tonight.  
  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor can make his fifth appearance of the year, and his first off the bench, if he comes into tonight’s game.
  • FW Marlon Hairston can make his 10th appearance of the year in league play and the 105th of his MLS career if he comes off the bench tonight.
  • FW Mauro Manotas can make his 14th appearance of the year and his first off the bench if he plays tonight.
  • FW Romell Quioto rejoins the club following the Concacaf Gold Cup and could make his 10th appearance of the season if he sees action tonight.
  • FW Michael Salazar could make his second appearance for the Dynamo in league play if he sees action tonight. It would be his 36th career appearance in MLS regular-season play.