101420 Starting XI

Starting XI Notes Dynamo host Nashville

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):     

  • Marko Marić; Adam Lundkvist, Maynor Figueroa, Kiki StrunaJose BizamaMatias Vera ©, Darwin Cerén; Memo Rodriguez, Darwin Quintero, Ariel Lassiter; Mauro Manotas  

   

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES:    

  • GK Marko Marić will earn his 18th start for the Dynamo and can earn his fourth clean sheet of the season.  

  • Marić leads goalkeepers in the Western Conference with 60 saves and 91 shots faced this season.  

  • DF Adam Lundkvist will earn his 56th start in league play and make his 62nd appearance for the Dynamo. 

  • Lundkvist has the third most tackles won in MLS with 35 and has won possession 87 times this season.  

  • DF Maynor Figueroa will make his 41st appearance for the Dynamo and 121st appearance in league play.    

  • Figueroa leads the team in possession won with 93 recoveries and has 29 interceptions this season.  

  • DF Kiki Struna will earn his 46th appearance for the Dynamo today and 16th start of the season. 

  • Struna is tied for the most blocks in MLS with 18 and leads the team with 62 clearances and 32 headed clearances. 

  • DF Jose Bizamawill earn his fourth appearance of the season this evening and first since Oct. 7. 

  • MF Matías Vera will make his 46th start for the Dynamo.  

  • Vera leads the midfield in interceptions with 25 and has won possession 80 times this season.   

  • MF Darwin Cerén will make his 13th start of the season and his 127th appearance in league play.  

  • Ceren has been key in winning the ball throughout the midfield and is fourth on the team with 21 interceptions and has won possession 90 times this season.  

  • Cerén will play in his 52nd match for the Dynamo today and earn his 105th start in MLS play.  

  • MF Memo Rodriguez will make his 70th appearance for the Dynamo in league play.   

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

  • FW Darwin Quintero will earn his 74th league appearance today and 15th start for the Dynamo. 

  • Quintero leads the team in chances created in 2020 with 42 and successful passes ending in the final third with 268.   

  • Quintero leads the Dynamo with six goals and eight assists in 2020. The Colombian forward is also tied with Nicolas Lodeiro for the second most assists in MLS with eight.  

  • FW Ariel Lassiter will make his 36th MLS appearance today and 11th consecutive appearance for the club since signing with the Dynamo on Aug. 17.  

  • FW Mauro Manotas will make his 15th appearance for the Dynamo this season and earn his 103rd MLS start.  

  • Manotas scored his 50th goal in league play on Sept. 5 and needs to score one goal to have sole possession of the second highest mark for the Dynamo in MLS. 

 

SUBSTITUTES:    

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

  • DF Zarek Valentin can play in his 148th career MLS regular-season match and earn his 16th appearance for the Dynamo if he enters the game today.  

  • Valentin leads the backline with three assists and his distribution has generated 145 successful passes ending in the final third this season. 

  • DF Victor Cabrera can make his sixth appearance for the Dynamo today and his 99th MLS appearance. 

  • DF Sam Junqua can earn his sixth appearance of the season if he enters the game today.  

  • Junqua earned his first start for the club in Houston’s 2-0 victory over FC Dallas on Oct. 7  

  • MF Boniek García can make his 216th appearance for the Dynamo if he enters the game today. 

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

  • MF Wilfried Zahibo can make his fourth appearance for the Dynamo this season if he enters the match today.  

  • MF Marcelo Palomino can earn his second appearance of the season if he comes off the bench today.   

  • Palomino made his professional debut on Saturday, Oct. 3, entering as a second half substitute against Sporting Kansas City.  

  • FW Christian Ramirez wcanmake his 14th appearance of the season today and earn his 98th league appearance if he comes off the bench.  

  • FW Niko Hansen can earn his 61st appearance in league play if he enters the game today.