DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):  

  • Michael Nelson; Sam Junqua, Teenage Hadebe, Tim Parker ©; Zarek Valentin; Matias Vera, Adalberto Carasquilla; Griffin Dorsey, Darwin Quintero, Fafa Picault; Maxi Urruti   

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES: 

  • GK Michael Nelson will earn his ninth MLS start today.   
  • Nelson finished with five saves against Sporting Kansas City on Oct. 3. 
  • DF Sam Junqua will make his 18th appearance of the season and 27th appearance for the Dynamo in league play.  
  • DF Teenage Hadebe will earn his 17th start of the season today.  
  • Hadebe led the team with five interceptions, five clearances and eight recoveries against Sporting Kansas City on Oct. 3. 
  • DF Tim Parker will earn his 30th start of the season and make his 185th appearance in MLS. 
  • Parker leads the team in clearances with 89 and blocks with 14.  
  • DF Zarek Valentin will earn his 178th career MLS regular-season appearance and earn his 47th appearance for the Dynamo if he enters the game today. 
  • Valentin has 69 clearances this season, tied for the second most on the team.  
  • MF Matias Vera will make his 76th MLS regular season appearance and earn his 77th start for the Dynamo.  
  • Vera has 25 created chances this season and leads the team with 138 recoveries  
  • MF Adalberto Carrasquilla will earn his fifth start of the season and make his sixth appearance for the Dynamo today.  
  • MF Griffin Dorsey will make his 16th consecutive appearance for the Dynamo today. 
  • FW* Darwin Quintero* will make his seventh start of the season today and earn his 17th appearance of the season.   
  • Quintero led the team with two key passes and scored his second goal of the season against Sporting Kansas City on Oct. 3. 
  • FW Fafa Picault will earn his 135th MLS appearance today and earn his 106th league start.  
  • Picault scored his 11th goal of the season and tallied his fifth assist of the season against Sporting Kansas City on Oct. 3. 
  • FW Maxi Urruti enters with six goals this season and will make his 235th MLS appearance today.

SUBSTITUTES:   

  • GK Marko Maric can make his first appearance off the bench if he enters the game today.  
  • DF Maynor Figueroa can make his 12th appearance of the season today and earn his 137th MLS appearance if he comes off the bench.  
  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor can make his 37th MLS appearance if he enters the game today.  
  • DF Ian Hoffmann can make his third appearance of the season if he comes off the bench today. 
  • MF Memo Rodriguez can make his 104th appearance for the Dynamo in league play and earn his 113th appearance for the club if he enters the game today.  
  • The Dynamo Academy product has created 25 chances this season, tied for the second most on the team this season. 
  • MF Darwin Cerén can earn his 154th MLS appearance 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 27th 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 15th appearance of the season if he enters the game today.