110820 StartingXI Notes

Dynamo v. Rapids Starting XI Notes

DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):      

  • MarkoMarićZarek Valentin, Maynor FigueroaVictor Cabrera, Adam LundkvistMatias Vera, Darwin Cerén, Memo Rodriguez; Darwin Quintero, Mauro Manotas, Ari Lassiter    


  • GK Marko Marić will earn his 23rd start for the Dynamo and can earn his fourth clean sheet of the season.   

  • Marić leads goalkeepers in the Western Conference in saves with 75.    

  • DF Zarek Valentin will earn his 151st career MLS regular-season match appearance and earn his 19th appearance for the Dynamo  

  • Valentin leads the backline with three assists and his distribution has generated 163 successful passes ending in the final third this season. 

  • DF Maynor Figueroawill make his 46th appearance for the Dynamo and 125th appearance in league play. 

  • Figueroa leads the backline in possession won with 116 recoveries and 39 interceptions this season.   

  • DF Victor Cabrera will make his 10th appearance for the Dynamo today and his 103rd MLS appearance.   

  • DF Adam Lundkvist will earn his 21st start of the season and 65th appearance for the Dynamo.  

  • Lundkvist has the second most tackles won in MLS with 40.   

  • MF Matías Vera will make his 50th start for the Dynamo.   

  • Vera is one of four Dynamo players to have 30 or more interceptions this season and the midfielder has won possession 106 times this season.     

  • MF Darwin Cerén will make his 18th start of the season and his 132nd appearance in league play.   

  • Ceren has been key in winning the ball throughout the midfield and has the second most interceptions on the team with 34 

  • Cerén will play in his 57th match for the Dynamo today and earn his 110th start in MLS play.  

  • MF Memo Rodriguezwill make his 75th appearance for the Dynamo in league play and 45th start for the club.  

  • FW Darwin Quintero will earn his 79th league appearance today and 20th start for the Dynamo.  

  • Quintero leads the team in chances created in 2020 with 63 and successful passes ending in the final third with 386.    

  • Quintero leads the Dynamo with seven goals and 10 assists in 2020. The Colombian forward is also tied with Alejandro Pozuelo for the most assists in MLS with 10.  

  • FW Ariel Lassiter will make his 41st MLS appearance today and 16th consecutive appearance for the club since signing with the Dynamo on Aug. 17.   

  • FW Mauro Manotas will make his 19th appearance for the Dynamo this season 

  • 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 today.  

  • DF Sam Junquacan earn his ninth appearance of the season if he comes off the bench today. 

  • DF Kiki Struna can earn his 47th appearance for the Dynamo today if he enters the game.  

  • MF Wilfried Zahibocan earn his eighth appearance for the Dynamo this season if he comes off the bench.    

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

  • MF Boniek García can make his 219th 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 86th league appearance if he enters the game today.  

  • FW Niko Hansen can earn his 66th appearance in league play if he comes off the bench today.  

  • FW Christian Ramirezcan earn his 100th MLS appearance today and 26th for the Dynamo if he enters the game today.