DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):      

  • Marko Maric; Adam Lundkvist, Sam Junqua, Tim Parker, Zarek Valentin; Darwin Cerén, Matias Vera; Darwin Quintero; Griffin Dorsey, Maxi Urruti, Fafa Picault

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES: 

  • GK Marko Maric will make his first appearance since the 2-2 draw with FC Dallas on Aug. 21  
  • DF Adam Lundkvist will make his first start since Sept. 18. 
  • Lundkvist will earn his 20th start of the season and 88th appearance for the Dynamo in league play.  
  • DF Sam Junqua will make his 20th appearance of the season and 29th appearance for the Dynamo in league play.  
  • Junqua finished with two interceptions against the Galaxy on Wednesday, tied with Zarek Valentin and Fafa Picault for the most interceptions that match.  
  • DF Tim Parker will earn his 32nd start of the season and make his 187th appearance in MLS. 
  • Parker led the team with four clearances against the Galaxy on Wednesday.  
  • Parker leads the team in clearances with 96 and blocks with 15.  
  • DF Zarek Valentin will earn his 180th career MLS regular-season appearance and earn his 49th appearance for the Dynamo today. 
  • Valentin has 74 clearances this season, the second most on the team. 
  • MF Matias Vera will earn his 28th start of the season and 78th start for the Dynamo in league play.  
  • MF Darwin Cerén will earn his 156th MLS appearance and 122nd MLS start today.  
  • MF Griffin Dorsey will make his 18th consecutive appearance for the Dynamo today. 
  • Dorsey led the team with 10 recoveries against the LA Galaxy on Wednesday.  
  • FW* Darwin Quintero* will make his ninth start of the season today and earn his 19th appearance of the season.   
  • Quintero led the team with seven key passes against the Galaxy on Wednesday.  
  • Quintero leads the team with 38 chances created this season.  
  • FW Fafa Picault will earn his 137th MLS appearance today and earn his 108th league start.  
  • Picault leads the team with 11 goals and five assists.  
  • Picault has scored three goals against Austin FC this season, including a brace in the 3-0 victory over Austin FC on Sept. 11 at PNC Stadium.  
  • FW Maxi Urruti enters with seven goals this season and will make his 237th MLS appearance today.

SUBSTITUTES:   

  • GK Michael Nelson can earn his 11th appearance of the season if he comes off the bench today.   
  • Nelson finished with three saves against the Galaxy on Wednesday.  
  • DF Maynor Figueroa can make his 14th appearance of the season today and earn his 139th MLS appearance. 
  • DF Ian Hoffmann can make his fourth appearance of the season if he comes off the bench today. 
  • MF Memo Rodriguez can make his 105th appearance for the Dynamo in league play and earn his 114th appearance for the club if he enters the game today.  
  • The Dynamo Academy product has created 25 chances this season, tied for the third most on the team this season. 
  • MF Adalberto Carrasquilla can make his eighth appearance for the Dynamo today.  
  • MF Boniek Garcia can make his 16th appearance of the season and 235th appearance in league play for the Dynamo today if he enters the game. 
  • Garcia needs one assist to reach 40 for the club.  
  • MF Joe Corona can make his 29th appearance of the season today if he comes off the bench.  
  • FW Ari Lassiter can earn his 17th appearance of the season today and 58th league appearance if he enters the game today. 
  • FW Tyler Pasher can make his 17th appearance of the season if he enters the game today.