DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-4-2):
Tyler Deric; DaMarcus Beasley (C), Maynor Figueroa, Kiki Struna, Adam Lundkvist; Boniek Garcia, Matias Vera; Alberth Elis, Tomas Martinez; Mauro Manotas, Christian Ramirez
INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES:
GK Tyler Deric will make his seventh start for the Dynamo this season. It will be his 89th career start.
Deric can earn his 29th win for the club this evening.
DF DaMarcus Beasley will make his 13th start for the club this season and the 211th start of his MLS career.
DF Maynor Figueroa will make his 25th start of the season.
DF Kiki Struna will earn his 29th start of the season.
DF Adam Lundkvist will make his 28th appearance for the Dynamo in league play and fourth at right back this season. Houston is 2-1-0 this season when the Swedish defender plays at right back.
MF Boniek García will make his 201st appearance for the Dynamo in league play.
Garcia will also make his 167th career start and 30th start of the season.
MF Matias Vera will make his 30th start of the season.
MF Tomás Martínez will make his 32nd appearance of the year.
FW Alberth Elis will make his 26th appearance of the season and 22nd start of the year.
Elis can reach 10 assists for the second consecutive season if he records a pair today.
Elis can reach 10 goals for the third consecutive season if he scores a brace tonight.
FW Mauro Manotas will make his 32nd appearance of the year and the 129th 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.
FW Christian Ramirez will make his tenth straight appearance for the Dynamo.
Ramirez has scored three goals and tallied an assist in 582 minutes with the Dynamo this season.
GK Michael Nelson can make his MLS debut if he enters the game today.
DF Alejandro Fuenmayor can make his ninth appearance for the Dynamo this season.
DF José Bizama can make his sixth appearance of the year for Houston if he comes off the bench today.
MF Memo Rodriguez can earn his 26th appearance of the season and the 54th of his career this afternoon.
MF Darwin Ceren can make his 14th appearance of the season and 113th of his MLS career if he enters the game today.
MF Tommy McNamara can make his 33rd appearance of the season and 125th of his MLS career if he comes off the bench today.
FW Niko Hansen can make his fifth appearance for the Dynamo and 50th of his MLS career if he enters the game today.