DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):  

  • Marko Marić; Adam Lundkvist, Teenage Hadebe, Tim Parker (c), Zarek Valentin; Darwin Cerén, Matías Vera, Adalberto Carrasquilla; Griffin Dorsey, Maxi Urruti, Fafà Picault  

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES: 

  • GK Marko Marić will earn his 44th start for the Dynamo and can earn his seventh clean sheet in MLS. 
  • Marić has two shutouts against FC Dallas and has a 1-2-2 record in the Texas Derby.  
  • DF Adam Lundkvist will make his 16th appearance of the season and make his 81st appearance for the Dynamo.  
  • Lundkvist leads the team with 33 interceptions this season and finished with five interceptions against Salt Lake on Aug. 18. 
  • Lundkvist has appeared in seven Texas Derby games for the Dynamo.  
  • DF Teenage Hadebe will earn his eighth start of the season today.  
  • Hadebe led the team with three clearances and finished with three interceptions against Salt Lake on Aug. 18.  
  • This is the first Texas Derby for Hadebe who joined the club in the summer window.  
  • DF Tim Parker will earn his 21st start of the season and make his 176th appearance in MLS. 
  • Parker leads the team in clearances with 62 and blocks with 12.  
  • This is the second Texas Derby game for Parker and the defender has earned 10 appearances against FC Dallas since making his debut in 2015. 
  • DF Zarek Valentin will earn his 171st career MLS regular-season appearance and earn his 39th appearance for the Dynamo. 
  • Valentin has 53 clearances this season, the second most on the team.  
  • Parker has played in five Texas Derby games and has appeared in 14 games against FC Dallas. 
  • MF Darwin Cerén will earn his 115th MLS regular season start today and his 71st regular season appearance for the Dynamo.  
  • Cerén has appeared in 12 games against FC Dallas and scored in the Texas Derby in 2018. 
  • MF Matias Vera will make his 69th MLS regular season appearance and earn his 68th start for the Dynamo.  
  • Vera will earn his sixth start in the Texas Derby today. 
  • MF Adalberto Carrasquilla will earn his third MLS start today and fourth consecutive appearance for the Dynamo.  
  • Carrasquilla finished with five recoveries against Salt Lake on Aug. 18.  
  • This is the first Texas Derby for Coco who joined the team during the summer transfer window. 
  • MF Griffin Dorsey will make his seventh consecutive appearance for the Dynamo and earn his eighth MLS appearance.  
  • This is the first Texas Derby appearance for Dorsey, who joined the team during the summer transfer window.  
  • FW Maxi Urruti leads the team with six goals and will make his 226th MLS appearance today. 
  • This is the second Texas Derby match for Urruti with Houston and the forward has scored four goals against FC Dallas since joining MLS in 2013. 
  • FW Fafa Picault will earn his 126th MLS appearance today and earn his 97th league start.  
  • Picault scored against FC Dallas on May 8 and faced Dallas three times while a member of the Philadelphia Union.  

SUBSTITUTES:   

  • GK Michael Nelson can make his MLS debut if he enters the game today. 
  • DF Maynor Figueroa can earn his 127th appearance in MLS if he comes off the bench today.  
  • DF Sam Junqua can make his 12th appearance of the 2021 season today if he enters the game. 
  • MF Derrick Jones can make his 63rd MLS appearance today.  
  • Jones has the second most recoveries on the team with 96 recoveries.  
  • MF Joe Corona can make his 68th MLS appearance and earn his 21st appearance with the Dynamo if he comes off the bench.  
  • Corona leads the team in chances created this season with 21 and successful passes ending in the final third with 149.  
  • MF Memo Rodriguez can make his 96th appearance for the Dynamo in league play and 105th appearance for the club in all competitions if he enters the game.  
  • The Dynamo Academy product has created 20 chances this season, the second highest created for the team this season. 
  • MF Boniek Garcia can make his 233rd MLS appearance for the club today if he enters the game.  
  • Garcia needs one assist to reach 40 in the regular season.  
  • Garcia leads the team with the most Texas Derby appearances with 18.  
  • FW Ari Lassiter can make his 53rd MLS appearance and 28th for the Dynamo today. 
  • FW Darwin Quintero can make his 89th league appearance and 32nd for the Dynamo if he enters the game today.

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