Starting XI Notes | ATLvHOU


Tyler Deric; Kevin Garcia, Kiki Struna, Maynor Figueroa, DaMarcus Beasley (c); Matías Vera, Darwin Cerén, Tomás Martínez; Marlon Hairston, Tommy McNamara, Alberth Elis  



  • GK Tyler Deric will make his league debut for the Dynamo this evening and earn his first appearance since June 11 in a 3-2 victory over Austin Bold FC in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. 
  • Deric will earn his 82nd league start with the Dynamo and his 84th appearance. 
  • DF Kevin Garcia will make his 11th appearance in all competitions for Houston this year and his seventh start in league play. 
  • DF Kiki Struna will make his 17th start for the Dynamo this season.  
  • DF Maynor Figueroa will be making his 13th start this season and his 93rd appearance in the league. 
  • DF DaMarcus Beasley will make his fifth league appearance this season and earn his first start since June 29 against the New England Revolution.  
  • MF Matías Vera will make his 18th start of the season. 
  • MF Darwin Cerén will make his fourth league start of the season and earn his eighth appearance for the Dynamo in league play. 
  • MF Tomás Martínez is making his 19th appearance in the league this season.  
  • MF Tommy McNamara will appear in his 25th game for Houston this evening and is the only player to appear in every match in all competitions for the Dynamo this year. 
  • FW Alberth Elis will make his 15th start of the season with Houston.  
  • Elis will make his 72nd league appearance and his 60th league start with the Dynamo.  
  • FW Marlon Hairston will make his fifth start for the Dynamo this season and 11th start. 


  • GK Joe Willis can make his 20th league appearance for the Dynamo this season and his first off the bench. 
  • MF Juan David Cabezas can make his 11th league appearance for Houston this season if he enters the match. 
  • DF A.J. DeLaGarza can earn his 256th league appearance and if he enters the game today and this would be his first appearance as a substitute for the Dynamo. 
  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor can earn his sixth league appearance for the Dynamo this season if he enters the game in Atlanta today.  
  • MF Boniek Garica can earn his 19th league appearance for Houston this season if he comes off the bench this evening. 
  • FW Mauro Manotas can make his 19th league appearance for Houston this evening if he enters the game off the bench.  
  • Manotas could record his eighth career multi-goal game, which would tie Will Bruin for the most in club history. 
  • FW Romell Quioto can earn his 15th appearance for Houston this season if he enters the game as a substitute.  
  • Quioto could score in his third consecutive game, which would tie a career-long streak. He also scored in his first three appearances for the club from March 4-18, 2017.