092119 Starting XI Notes

Starting XI Notes | HOUvORL


Joe Willis; DaMarcus Beasley (C), Kiki Struna, Maynor Figueroa, Adam Lundkvist; Tommy McNamara, Matías Vera, Boniek García, Alberth Elis; Christian Ramirez, Mauro Manotas  



  • GK Joe Willis will tie his career-high by making his 26th start of the season tonight. It will be the 109th start of his MLS career.   
  • Willis can earn his 10th victory of the season, surpassing his career high of nine, which he reached in the 2-0 victory over Minnesota.  
  • Willis will tie Tyler Deric with 87 games started for the Dynamo and a victory would tie Willis with Deric on victories at 28 with Houston. 
  • DF DaMarcus Beasley will make his 10th start for the club this season and the 208th of his MLS career. 
  • DF Maynor Figueroa will earn his 23rd start of the year for the Dynamo.  
  • DF Kiki Struna returns to the starting lineup and will earn his 26th start of the season.  
  • DF Adam Lundkvist will make his 25th appearance for the Dynamo in league play and second at right back this season.  
  • MF Matías Vera will make his 28th start of the season in league play.   
  • MF Boniek García will make his 198th appearance and 164th career start for the Dynamo in league play. It will be his 27th start of the season.  
  • MF Tommy McNamara will make his 30th appearance of the season and earn his 14th start for the Dynamo.   
  • FW Alberth Elis will make his 20th start of the season and the 65th of his MLS career. 
  • Elis can reach 10 assists for the second consecutive season if he records a pair tonight. 
  • Elis can reach 10 goals for the third consecutive season if he scores a hat trick tonight.   
  • FW Christian Ramirez will make his 81st career appearance in MLS play and fifth start for the Dynamo today.   
  • Ramirez could score in his second consecutive home match for the Dynamo. 
  • FW Mauro Manotas will make his 29th appearance of the year and the 126th of his career.  
  • Manotas could record his ninth career multi-goal game, which would set a new record for the most multi-goal games in club history. 
  • Manotas can reach 50 goals in league play with a brace and tie Will Bruin for second most goals scored in league play for the Dynamo 



  • GK Tyler Deric can make his first appearance off the bench this season if he enters the game.   
  • DF Jose Bizama can make his fifth appearance of the year for Houston  
  • DF Kevin Garcia can make his 13th MLS appearance of the year and the 31st of his career.  
  • MF Memo Rodriguez can earn his 23rd appearance of the season and the 51st of his career if he enters the game.  
  • MF Tomás Martínez can make his 30th appearance of the year if he enters the game tonight.  
  • MF Darwin Ceren can make his 11th appearance of the season.  
  • FW Niko Hansen can make his 13th appearance of the season if he comes off the bench today.