072320 Starting XI Notes

Houston v LA Galaxy Starting XI Notes

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):     

  • Marko Marić; Adam LundkvistVictor Cabrera, Kiki StrunaZarek ValentinMatias Vera; Memo RodriguezBoniek García ©; Darwin Quintero, Mauro Manotas, Niko Hansen   

   

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES:    

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

  • Marić finished with a career-high five saves against the Timbers on Saturday.  

  • DF Adam Lundkvist will earn his 43rd start in league play and make his 49th appearance for the Dynamo. 

  • DF Victor Cabrera will earn his first start for the Dynamo and his 96th league appearance 

  • DF Kiki Struna will earn his 34th start for the Dynamo in MLS play.  

  • DF Zarek Valentin will earn his fifth start for the Dynamo and will play in his 137th career MLS regular-season match.   

  • MF Matías Vera will make his 35th start for the Dynamo.  

  • MF Boniek García will make his 206th league appearance this evening and earn his 172nd start for the Dynamo.   

  • Garcia will play in his 15th 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 59th appearance for the Dynamo in league play.  

  • 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 133rd 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 61st league appearance today.  

  • FW Niko Hansen will make his season debut today and earn his 51st appearance in league play 

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 July 13 in Houston’s 3-3 draw with LAFC.   

  • MF Tomas Martinez can make his 78th league appearance if he enters the game today.  

  • DF Maynor Figueroa can make his 30th appearance for the Dynamo and first from the bench if he enters the game today.  

  • Figueroa can also make his 110th appearance in league play.   

  • MF Nico Lemoine can make his third Dynamo appearance after making his MLS debut on July 13 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 129th appearance in league play and 37th 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 Ronaldo Peña can earn his 14th appearance in league play if he enters the game today.  

  • MF Marcelo Palomino can make his professional debut if he enters the game today.  

  • Palomino would be the seventh Academy product to represent the Dynamo in MLS play if he enters the game today.