102820 Starting XI Notes

Dynamo at LAFC | Starting XI Notes

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):      

  • MarkoMarić; ZarekValentin, Maynor Figueroa, Victor Cabrera, Jose Bizama; Matias Vera, Darwin Cerén; Memo Rodriguez, Darwin Quintero, Niko Hansen; Mauro Manotas © 


  • GK Marko Marić will earn his 21st start for the Dynamo and can earn his fourth clean sheet of the season.   

  • Marić leads goalkeepers in the Western Conference in saves with 66.    

  • DF Zarek Valentin will play in his 150th career MLS regular-season match and earn his 18th appearance for the Dynamo.  

  • Valentin leads the backline with three assists and his distribution has generated 161 successful passes ending in the final third this season. 

  • DF Maynor Figueroa will make his 44th appearance for the Dynamo and 124th appearance in league play.     

  • Figueroa leads the team in possession won with 112 recoveries and 34 interceptions this season.   

  • DF Victor Cabrera will make his eighth appearance for the Dynamo today and his 101st MLS appearance.   

  • DF Jose Bizama will earn his seventh appearance and fifth start of the season. 

  • MF Matías Vera will make his 49th start for the Dynamo.  

  • Vera leads the midfield in interceptions with 28 and has won possession 103 times this season.    

  • MF Darwin Cerén will make his 16th start of the season and his 130th appearance in league play.   

  • Ceren has been key in winning the ball throughout the midfield and is tied for the third most interceptions on the team with 28.  

  • Cerén will play in his 55th match for the Dynamo today and earn his 108th start in MLS play.   

  • MF Memo Rodriguez will make his 73rd appearance for the Dynamo in league play.    

  • Rodriguez can score a goal in three consecutive games for the second time in his MLS career. The Dynamo Academy product scored in three consecutive games during the 2019 season. Rodriguez scored in a 2-1 victory over Montreal March 9, 2019, a brace against Vancouver on March 16, 2019 and a goal in the 4-1 road victory over Colorado on March 30, 2019.  

  • FW Darwin Quintero will earn his 77th league appearance today and 18th start for the Dynamo.  

  • Quintero leads the team in chances created in 2020 with 54 and successful passes ending in the final third with 350.    

  • Quintero leads the Dynamo with seven goals and nine assists in 2020. The Colombian forward also leads the Western Conference in assists with nine.   

  • FW Niko Hansen will earn his 64th appearance in league play.  

  • FW Mauro Manotas will make his 18th appearance for the Dynamo this season and earn his 106th 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 Alejandro Fuenmayor can make his fourth appearance of the season today if he enters the game.   

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

  • MF Boniek García can make his 217th appearance for the Dynamo if he enters the game today.  

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

  • MF Tomás Martínez can make his 85th league appearance if he enters the game today.  

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

  • FW Nico Lemoine can earn his 11th appearance of the season today if he comes off the bench.   

  • FW Christian Ramirez can earn his 99th MLS appearance if he comes off the bench today.    

  • FW Ariel Lassiter can make his 39th MLS appearance today and 14th consecutive appearance for the club since signing with the Dynamo on Aug. 17.