DYNAMO STARTING XI (5-4-1):      

  • Michael Nelson; Adam Lundkvist, Sam Junqua, Tim Parker ©, Alejandro Fuenmayor, Ian Hoffmann; Memo Rodriguez, Adalberto Carrasquilla, Joe Corona, Griffin Dorsey; Ari Lassiter 

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES: 

  • GK Michael Nelson will earn his 11th appearance of the season today.   
  • DF Adam Lundkvist will earn his 21st start of the season and 89th appearance for the Dynamo in league play.  
  • Lundkvist finished with five recoveries, three clearances and one interception against Austin FC on Oct. 24 
  • DF Sam Junqua will make his 21st appearance of the season and 30th appearance for the Dynamo in league play.  
  • Junqua led the team with six clearances and finished with two interceptions against Austin on Oct. 24.  
  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor will make his second start of the season today and earn his 37th appearance for the Dynamo in league play.  
  • DF Tim Parker will earn his 33rd start of the season and make his 188th appearance in MLS. 
  • Parker finished with one interception and five recoveries against Austin on Oct. 24.  
  • Parker leads the team in clearances with 98 and blocks with 15.  
  • DF Ian Hoffmann will make his fifth appearance of the season today and earn his first MLS start. 
  • MF Memo Rodriguez will make his 105th appearance for the Dynamo in league play today and earn his 115th appearance for the club in all competitions.  
  • The Dynamo Academy product has created 25 chances this season.  
  • MF Adalberto Carrasquilla will make his ninth appearance for the Dynamo today. 
  • MF Griffin Dorsey will make his 19th consecutive appearance for the Dynamo today. 
  • MF Joe Corona will make his 29th appearance of the season today and earn his 57th MLS start. 
  • FW Ari Lassiter will earn his 18th appearance of the season today. 

SUBSTITUTES:   

  • GK Marko Maric can make his first appearance off the bench for Houston if he enters the game today. 
  • DF Maynor Figueroa can make his 14th appearance of the season today and earn his 139th MLS appearance. 
  • DF Zarek Valentin can earn his 181st career MLS regular-season appearance and earn his 50th appearance for the Dynamo if he comes off the bench today.  
  • Valentin has 74 clearances this season, the second most on the team. 
  • 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 Juan Castilla can make his MLS debut if he comes off the bench today.  
  • Castilla could make his professional debut and be the youngest player to represent the Dynamo at 17 years, three months and five days old. 
  • MF Francisco Navas Cobo is the youngest player to play in a game for the Dynamo at 18 years, 151 days old. Cobos made his debut on April 17, 2010 at home against Chivas USA 
  • MF Darwin Cerén can earn his 157th MLS appearance if he comes off the bench today.  
  • FW* Darwin Quintero* can earn his 20th appearance of the season if he comes off the bench today. 
  • Quintero led the team with four key passes against Austin on Sunday.  
  • Quintero leads the team with 42 chances created this season.  
  • FW Maxi Urruti enters with seven goals this season and can make his 238th MLS appearance today. 
  • FW Tyler Pasher can make his 18th appearance of the season if he enters the game today.