071820 Dynamo Timbers Starting XI Notes

Starting XI Notes | HOU v POR

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):     

  • Marko Marić; Adam Lundkvist, Maynor Figueroa, Kiki Struna, Zarek Valentin; Matias Vera; Memo Rodriguez, Boniek García ©; Darwin Quintero, Mauro Manotas, Alberth Elis      

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES:    

  • GK Marko Marić will earn his fourth start for the Dynamo and can earn his first clean sheet for the club.  

  • DF Adam Lundkvist will earn his 42nd start in league play and make his 48th appearance for the Dynamo. 

  • DF Maynor Figueroa will make his 109th appearance in league play and 29th for the Dynamo.   

  • DF Kiki Struna will earn his 33rd start for the Dynamo in MLS play.  

  • DF Zarek Valentin will earn his fourth start for the Dynamo and will play in his 136th career MLS regular-season match.   

  • MF Matías Vera will make his 34th start for the Dynamo.  

  • MF Boniek García will make his 205th league appearance this evening and earn his 171st start for the Dynamo.   

  • Garcia will play in his 14th consecutive Dynamo game going back to the 2019 season, the longest streak among players taking the pitch today. 

  • García needs one assist to reach 40 in his MLS career. 

  • MF Memo Rodriguez will make his 58th appearance for the Dynamo in league play.  

  • Rodriguez can score in back-to-back games for the third time in his career and the first time since the third and fourth games of the 2019 season. 

  • Rodriguez needs one goal to tie Boniek García (13) for 12th and two to tie Erick Torres (14) for 11th on the club’s all-time scoring list. 

  • FW Mauro Manotas will earn his 132nd appearance for the club in league play.  

  • Manotas can reach 50 goals in league play and tie Will Bruin for second-most goals scored in league play for Houston with his next goal.  

  • Manotas could record his ninth career multi-goal game, which would set a new record for the most multi-goal games in club history.    

  • FW Darwin Quintero will earn his 60th league appearance today.  

  • Quintero finished with two assists in his first Dynamo start last Monday, a 3-3 draw with LAFC. 

  • FW Alberth Elis will earn his 69th start for the Dynamo and his 84th appearance in league play today.  

  • Elis can score in his second consecutive game and could move past Giles Barnes (31) into sole possession of fifth place on the club’s all-time scoring list. 

 

SUBSTITUTES:    

  • GK Cody Cropper can make his Dynamo debut if he enters the game today. 

  • GK Michael Nelson can make his Dynamo debut if he enters the game today. 

  • DF Sam Junqua can earn his second MLS appearance today if he enters the match. Junqua made his league debut on Monday in Houston’s 3-3 draw with LAFC.   

  • MF Tomas Martinez can make his 77th league appearance if he enters the game today.  

  • DF Victor Cabrera can earn his 95th league appearance if he enters the game today. 

  • MF Nico Lemoine can make his second Dynamo appearance after making his MLS debut on Monday in Houston’s 3-3 draw with LAFC. 

  • DF Jose Bizama can earn his sixth appearance for the Dynamo if he enters the game today.  

  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor can make his 31st appearance for the Dynamo if he enters the game today.   

  • MF Tommy McNamara can earn his 128th appearance in league play and 36th for the Dynamo today.  

  • MF Darwin Cerén can make his 115th appearance in league play and 40th match for the Dynamo if he comes off the bench today.   

  • FW Niko Hansen can earn his 51st appearance in league play and sixth for the Dynamo if he comes off the bench today.     

  • FW Ronaldo Peña can earn his 14th appearance in league play if he enters the game today.