DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):  

  • Michael Nelson; 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 Michael Nelson will earn his first MLS start and make his league debut today.  
  • Nelson was drafted by the Dynamo in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft and made his Dynamo debut in a 2-1 loss against C.F. Monterrey in the BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup on June 29, 2018 
  • Nelson’s last outing with the Dynamo was against Minnesota United June 18, 2019 in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup  
  • DF Adam Lundkvist will make his 17th appearance of the season and make his 82nd appearance for the Dynamo.  
  • Lundkvist leads the team with 34 interceptions this season and finished with four tackles against FC Dallas on Aug. 21. 
  • DF Teenage Hadebe will earn his ninth start of the season today.  
  • Hadebe led the team with four clearances and finished with one interception against FC Dallas on Aug. 21 
  • DF Tim Parker will earn his 22nd start of the season and make his 177th appearance in MLS. 
  • Parker leads the team in clearances with 63 and blocks with 12.  
  • DF Zarek Valentin will earn his 172nd career MLS regular-season appearance and earn his 40th appearance for the Dynamo. 
  • Valentin has 54 clearances this season, the second most on the team.  
  • MF Darwin Cerén will earn his 116th MLS regular season start today and his 72nd regular season appearance for the Dynamo.  
  • MF Matias Vera will make his 70th MLS regular season appearance and earn his 69th start for the Dynamo.  
  • MF Adalberto Carrasquilla will earn his fourth MLS start today and fifth consecutive appearance for the Dynamo.  
  • Carrasquilla finished with three recoveries and two tackles against FC Dallas on Aug. 21 
  • MF Griffin Dorsey will make his eighth consecutive appearance for the Dynamo and earn his ninth MLS appearance.  
  • FW Maxi Urruti enters with six goals this season and will make his 227th MLS appearance today. 
  • FW Fafa Picault will earn his 127th MLS appearance today and earn his 98th league start.  
  • Picault has scored four goals in the last five games  

SUBSTITUTES:   

  • GK Kyle Morton 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 22nd appearance with the Dynamo if he comes off the bench.  
  • Corona has the second most chances created on the team this season with 21. 
  • 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 third 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.  
  • FW Ari Lassiter can make his 54th MLS appearance and 29th for the Dynamo today. 
  • FW Tyler Pasher can make his 11th appearance of the season if he enters the game today. 
  • Pasher could make his first appearance since he scored a goal against Austin FC on Aug. 4.

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