DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-4-2):
Joe Willis; Adam Lundkvist, Kiki Struna, Maynor Figueroa, José Bizama; Memo Rodriguez, Matías Vera, Boniek García (C), Tomás Martínez; Christian Ramirez, Mauro Manotas
INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES:
GK Joe Willis will set a new career high by making his 27th start of the season tonight. It will be the 110th start of his MLS career.
Willis can earn his 11th victory of the season and extend his career high for victories in a season.
Willis can earn his 29th victory for the club tonight, which would give him the third-most in club history.
DF Adam Lundkvist will make his 26th appearance for the Dynamo in league play.
DF Maynor Figueroa will earn his 24th start of the year for the Dynamo.
DF Kiki Struna will earn his 27th start of the season.
DF José Bizama will make his fifth start of the year for Houston.
MF Matías Vera will make his 29th start of the season in league play. Vera leads the team in league starts this season.
MF Boniek García will make his 199th appearance and 165th career start for the Dynamo in league play. It will be his 28th start of the season.
Garcia can reach his 200th league appearance in the next two games and if so, the Honduran midfielder would become the fourth Dynamo player to reach that milestone with the club.
MF Memo Rodriguez will earn his 24th appearance of the season and the 52nd of his career tonight.
MF Tomás Martínez will make his 30th appearance of the year.
FW Christian Ramirez will make his 82nd career appearance in MLS play and sixth start for the Dynamo tonight.
Ramirez returns to Banc of California Stadium for the first time since he was traded to Houston on Aug. 7.
Ramirez could pull off the unique feat of scoring against both of his former clubs if he scores a goal tonight. He scored on Minnesota United FC on Sept. 11.
FW Mauro Manotas will make his 30th appearance of the year and the 127th of his career.
Manotas could record his ninth career multi-goal game, which would set a new record for the most multi-goal games in club history.
Manotas can reach 50 goals in league play with a brace and tie Will Bruin for second-most goals scored in league play for the Dynamo.
GK Tyler Deric can make his first appearance off the bench this season if he enters the game.
DF DaMarcus Beasley can make his 11th appearance for the club this season and the 221st of his MLS career.
DF Alejandro Fuenmayor can make his eighth appearance for the Dynamo this season and first off the bench if he enters the game today.
MF Tommy McNamara can make his 30th appearance of the season if he comes off the bench today.
MF Darwin Ceren can make his 12th appearance of the season.
FW Niko Hansen can make his 13th appearance of the season if he comes off the bench today.
FW Alberth Elis can make his 24th appearance of the season if he enters the game today.
Elis can reach 10 assists for the second consecutive season if he records a pair tonight.
Elis can reach 10 goals for the third consecutive season if he scores a brace tonight.