VANvHOU Startin XI 2019

Starting XI Notes | VAN v HOU

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):  

Joe Willis; Adam Lundkvist, Alejandro Fuenmayor, Maynor Figueroa, Jose Bizama; Matías Vera, Boniek García (c); Tomás Martínez; Tommy McNamara, Christian Ramirez, Mauro Manotas 

  

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES: 

  • GK Joe Willis will make his 25th start of the season and the 108th of his MLS career tonight.  
  • Willis can earn his 10th victory of the season, surpassing his career high of nine, which he reached on Wednesday in the 2-0 victory over Minnesota. 
  • DF Jose Bizama returns from international duty and features in his first game since Aug. 24 against Dallas 
  • Bizama will earn his third start of the year for Houston 
  • DF Maynor Figueroa returns from international duty and will earn his 22nd start of the year for the Dynamo. 
  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor will make his seventh start of the season and 28th of his MLS career.  
  • Fuenmayor will play in back-to-back games for the first time since June when he featured in back-to-back Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup games against Austin Bold FC and Minnesota United. 
  • DF Adam Lundkvist will make his 25th appearance for the Dynamo in league play today.  
  • MF Matías Vera will make his 27th start of the season in league play.  
  • MF Boniek García will make his 197th appearance and 163rd career start for the Dynamo in league play. It will be his 26th start of the season. 
  • García needs to play 111 minutes over the rest of the season to set a new single-season career high. He played 2,249 minutes during the 2016 season. 
  • MF Tomás Martínez will make his 29th appearance of the year. 
  • MF Tommy McNamara will make his 29th appearance of the season and earn his 13th start for the Dynamo.  
  • FW Christian Ramírez will make his 81st career appearance in MLS play and fourth start for the Dynamo today.  
  • FW Mauro Manotas will make his 28th appearance of the year and the 125th of his career.   

SUBSTITUTES: 

  • GK Tyler Deric can make his first appearance off the bench this season if he enters the game.  
  • DF DaMarcus Beasley can make his 10th appearance for the club this season and the 220th of his MLS career. 
  • MF Memo Rodriguez can earn his 22nd appearance of the season and the 50th of his career if he enters tonight’s game. 
  • FW Ronaldo Peña can make his fourth appearance of the season if he comes off the bench this evening. 
  • MF Darwin Ceren returns from international duty and can make his 11th appearance of the season. 
  • FW Alberth Elis can make his 22nd appearance of the season if he enters the game today.  
  • DF Kevin Garcia can make his 13th MLS appearance of the year and the 31st of his career.