Starting XI Notes: CINvHOU


Joe Willis; A.J. DeLaGarza, Kiki Struna, Kevin Garcia, Adam Lundkvist; Juan David Cabezas, Matías Vera, Boniek García (C); Alberth Elis, Mauro Manotas, Tommy McNamara 



GK Joe Willis is set to start his 101st career game in goal this evening. It will be his 104th career appearance in MLS regular-season play. 

Willis can earn his ninth win of the season, his 27th with the Dynamo and the 33rd of his career. 

Willis can record his third clean sheet of the season and the 18th of his career. 

DF Adam Lundkvist will earn his 14th start of the year and make his 31st league appearance for the Dynamo.  

DF Kiki Struna will make his 15th start with the Dynamo this season. The Dynamo have a 8-4-2 record when Struna is in the starting lineup.  

DF Kevin Garcia will make his 10th appearance in all competitions for Houston this season and seventh appearance in league play.  

DF A.J. DeLaGarza will make his 16th start of the season for Houston and his 50th start with the club since coming to Houston in 2017. 

MF Juan David Cabezas will make his fourth consecutive appearance today and 10th of the season.  

Cabezas will make his 43rd league appearance for the Dynamo.   

MF Matías Vera will make his 16th start of the season for the Dynamo.  

Vera has started in 21 of 24 matches for the club across all competitions this year.    

MF Boniek García will make his 16th start of the season and earn his 186th appearance in league play.  

García will wear the captain’s armband for the 14th time this year in league play and 15th time overall.  

The Dynamo are 8-3-3 across all competitions when Garcia wears the armband.  

FW Alberth Elis will make his 13th start of the season for Houston.  

Elis will make his 70th league appearance tonight and earn his 58th league start with Houston. 

FW Mauro Manotas will make his 15th start of the season. 

Manotas could record his eighth career multi-goal game, which would tie Will Bruin for the most in club history. 

MF Tommy McNamara is the only player to appear in every match this season for the Dynamo this year. McNamara has appeared in 17 games for Houston this season in league play, four in the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League and two in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. 



GK Tyler Deric can make 84th career appearance – and just his second off the bench – if he comes into tonight’s game.  

MF Darwin Cerén can make his seventh appearance of the season for Houston if he enters the match today.  

FW Michael Salazar can make his fifth consecutive appearance for the Dynamo this season if he comes off the bench. It would be his 39th career appearance.  

FW Marlon Hairston can make his 10th appearance of the year tonight if he enters the match.  

MF Tomás Martínez can earn his 18th appearance in league play this season if he comes off the bench today. 

FW Romell Quioto can make his 66th league appearance for the Dynamo if he enters the game today. 

Quioto can tie FW Erick Torres (14) for 10th on the club's scoring all-time scoring list with his next goal. 

DF Alejandro Fuenmayor can make his sixth league appearance and first off the bench for the Dynamo this season if he enters the game tonight.