DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-4-2):
Joe Willis; DaMarcus Beasley (C), Kiki Struna, Maynor Figueroa, Adam Lundkvist; Tommy McNamara, Matías Vera, Boniek García, Alberth Elis; Christian Ramirez, Mauro Manotas
INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES:
- 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.