100720 Starting XI Notes

Texas Derby Rd. 3 Starting XI Notes

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):     

  • Marko Marić; Adam LundkvistAlejandro Fuenmayor, Kiki StrunaJose BizamaBoniek Garcia ©, Darwin CerénSam JunquaDarwin Quintero, Ariel Lassiter; Mauro Manotas 



  • GK Marko Marić will earn his 16th start for the Dynamo and can earn his third clean sheet of the season.  

  • Marić leads goalkeepers in the Western Conference with 49 saves this season.  

  • DF Adam Lundkvist will earn his 54th start in league play and make his 60th appearance for the Dynamo. 

  • Lundkvist has the third most tackles won in MLS with 31 and has won possession 77 times this season.  

  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor will earn his second start of the season and earn his 33rd appearance for the Dynamo.  

  • DF Kiki Struna will earn his 44th appearance for the Dynamo today and 14th start of the season.  

  • Struna has the fourth most blocks in the league with 15 and leads the team with 27 headed clearances.    

  • DF Jose Bizamawill earn his third start of the season and first since the 1-1 draw at Colorado on Sept. 9 

  • DF Sam Junqua will earn his first start for the Dynamo in regular season play. 

  • Junqua will earn his fourth appearance of the season and the defender scored his first goal for the club on Saturday in Houston’s 2-1 loss to Sporting Kansas City at BBVA Stadium.  

  • MF Darwin Cerén will make his 11th start of the season and his 125th appearance in league play.  

  • Ceren has been key in winning the ball throughout the midfield and is fourth on the team with 19 interceptions and has won possession 75 times this season.  

  • Cerén will play in his 50th match for the Dynamo today and earn his 103rd start in MLS play.  

  • MF Boniek García will make his 215th appearance for the Dynamo and earn his 174th start for the club. 

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

  • FW Darwin Quintero will earn his 72nd league appearance today and 13th start for the Dynamo. 

  • Quintero leads the team in chances created in 2020 with 36 and successful passes ending in the final third with 240.   

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

  • FW Ariel Lassiter will make his 34th MLS appearance today and ninth consecutive appearance for the club since signing with the Dynamo on Aug. 17.  

  • FW Mauro Manotas will make his 14th appearance for the Dynamo this season and earn his 102nd MLS start.  

  • 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. 



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

  • DF Zarek Valentin can play in his 147th career MLS regular-season match and earn his 15th appearance for the Dynamo if he enters the game today.  

  • MF Wilfried Zahibo can make his third appearance for the Dynamo this season if he enters the match today.  

  • MF Marcelo Palomino can earn his second appearance of the season if he comes off the bench today.   

  • Palomino made his professional debut on Saturday entering as a second half substitute against Sporting Kansas City. 

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

  • FW Nico Lemoine can make his sixth consecutive appearance and 11th Dynamo appearance of the season if he enters the game today.  

  • FW Christian Ramirez can make his 12th appearance of the season today and earn his 96th league appearance. 

  • FW Niko Hansen can earn his 59th appearance in league play today.