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.
- 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.