092620 Nash Starting

Dynamo face Nashville SC for first time | Starting XI Notes

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):     

  • Marko Marić; Adam Lundkvist, Maynor Figueroa, Victor CabreraZarek ValentinMatias Vera ©; Darwin Cerén, Memo Rodriguez; Darwin Quintero, Mauro Manotas, Ariel Lassiter 

   

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER NOTES:    

  • GK Marko Marić will earn his 14th start for the Dynamo and can earn his third clean sheet of the season.  

  • DF Adam Lundkvist will earn his 52nd start in league play and make his 58th appearance for the Dynamo. 

  • Lundkvist leads players in the Western Conference in tackles won with 27 and has won possession 67 times this season.  

  • DF Maynor Figueroa will make his 38th appearance for the Dynamo and 118th appearance in league play.   

  • Figueroa leads the team in possession won with 72 recoveries and interceptions with 24. 

  • DF Victor Cabrera will make his sixth appearance for the Dynamo today and his 98th MLS appearance 

  • DF Zarek Valentin will play in his 145th career MLS regular-season match and earn his 13th appearance for the Dynamo.  

  • Valentin is a key player in the transition to the opponents’ final third and leads the backline with successful passes into the attacking third with 109. 

  • MF Matías Vera will make his 43rd start for the Dynamo. 

  • Vera leads the midfield in interceptions with 23 and has won possession 68 times this season.  

  • MF Darwin Cerén will make his ninth start of the season and his 123rd appearance in league play.  

  • Cerén will play in his 48th match for the Dynamo today and earn his 101st start in MLS play.  

  • Ceren has been key in winning the ball throughout the midfield and is fourth on the team with 18 interceptions and has won possession 64 times this season.  

  • MF Memo Rodriguez will make his 68th appearance for the Dynamo in league play.  

  • Rodriguez needs one goal to tie Erick Torres (14) for 11th on the club’s all-time scoring list. 

  • FW Darwin Quintero will earn his 70th league appearance today and 11th start for the Dynamo. 

  • Quintero leads the team in chances created in 2020 with 26 and successful passes ending in the final third with 195.   

  • Quintero leads the Dynamo with five goals and six assists in 2020. 

  • FW Ariel Lassiter will make his 32nd MLS appearance today and seventh consecutive appearance for the club since signing with the Dynamo on Aug. 17.  

  • FW Mauro Manotas will make his 12th appearance for the Dynamo this season and earn his 100th MLS start.  

  • Manotas would be the fifth player on the active roster to reach the milestone and the youngest player to reach the mark at 25 years old.  

  • Manotas scored his 50th goal in league play on Sept. 5 and needs to score one goal to have sole possession of the second highest mark for the Dynamo in MLS. 

 

SUBSTITUTES:    

  • GK Cody Cropper can make his Dynamo debut if he enters the game tonight. 

  • DF Sam Junqua can earn his second MLS appearance tonight if he enters the match. Junqua made his league debut on July 13 in Houston’s 3-3 draw with LAFC.   

  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor can earn his third appearance of the season and 33rd with the Dynamo if he comes off the bench today. 

  • MF Marcelo Palomino can make his professional debut if he enters the game today.  

  • MF Boniek Garcia can make his 213th appearance for the Dynamo if he enters the game this afternoon 

  • Garcia needs one assist to reach 40 in his MLS career.  

  • MF Tomás Martínez can make his 84th league appearance if he enters the game today.  

  • FW Nico Lemoine can make his ninth Dynamo appearance today after making his MLS debut on July 13 in Houston’s 3-3 draw with LAFC.  

  • FW Christian Ramirez can make his 11th appearance of the season today and earn his 95th league appearance. 

  • FW Niko Hansen can earn his 58th appearance in league play today.