DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):  

  • Marko Marić; Sam Junqua, Teenage Hadebe, Tim Parker (c), Zarek Valentin; Derrick Jones, Matias Vera, Joe Corona; Memo Rodriguez, Corey Baird, Fafa Picault  

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES: 

  • GK Marko Marić will earn his 41st start for the Dynamo and can earn his seventh clean sheet in MLS. 
  • DF Sam Junqua will make his 10th appearance of the 2021 season today and ninth start of the season. 
  • DF Teenage Hadebe will earn his fifth start of the season today.  
  • Hadebe led the team with six clearances and two blocks against Austin FC on Aug. 4. 
  • Hadebe also finished tied for the most recoveries against Austin FC on Aug. 4 with five. 
  • DF Tim Parker will earn his 18th start of the season and make his 173rd appearance in MLS. 
  • Parker leads the team in clearances with 57 and blocks with 11.  
  • DF Zarek Valentin will earn his 168th career MLS regular-season appearance and earn his 36th appearance for the Dynamo. 
  • Valentin has 48 clearances this season, the second most on the team.  
  • Valentin finished with two interceptions on Aug. 4 against Austin FC. 
  • MF Derrick Jones will make his 61st MLS appearance today.  
  • Jones has the second most recoveries on the team with 89 recoveries.  
  • MF Matias Vera will make his 66th MLS regular season appearance and earn his 65th start for the Dynamo.  
  • MF Joe Corona will make his 65th MLS appearance and earn his 18th appearance with the Dynamo. 
  • Corona leads the team in chances created this season with 20 and successful passes ending in the final third with 133.  
  • Corona led the team with three tackles and finished with two key passes against Austin FC on Aug. 4 
  • MF Memo Rodriguez will make his 93rd appearance for the Dynamo in league play and 102nd appearance for the club in all competitions.  
  • The Dynamo Academy product has created 16 chances this season, the third highest created for the team this season. 
  • FW Corey Baird will earn his second start for the Dynamo today and 11th start of the season.  
  • Baird will earn his 100th MLS appearance today.   
  • FW Fafa Picault will earn his 123rd MLS appearance today and earn his 94th league start.  

SUBSTITUTES:   

  • GK Michael Nelson can make his MLS debut if he enters the game today. 
  • DF Adam Lundkvist can make his 16th appearance of the season and make his 82nd appearance for the Dynamo if he enters the game today.  
  • Lundkvist leads the team in interceptions with 28. 
  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor can make his second appearance of the season if he enters the game today. 
  • DF Ian Hoffmann can make his MLS and Dynamo debut if he enters the game today. 
  • DF Maynor Figueroa can earn his 125th appearance in MLS if he enters the game today.  
  • Figueroa’s last appearance for the Dynamo was in a 1-1 draw against FC Cincinnati on July 3 at BBVA Stadium. The defender logged a 90-minute shift prior to reporting for international duty. 
  • MF Boniek Garcia can make his 232nd appearance for the club today if he enters the game.  
  • Garcia needs one assist to reach 40 in the regular season.  
  • Garcia finished tied for the most recoveries against Austin FC on Aug. 4 with five. 
  • MF Griffin Dorsey can make his fourth consecutive appearance for the Dynamo and earn his fifth MLS appearance if he comes off the bench.  
  • MF Adalberto Carrasquilla can make his Dynamo and MLS debut today if he enters the game. 
  • FW Mateo Bajamich can make his seventh appearance of the season if he enters the game today.

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