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Dynamo FC vs LAFC | Starting XI Notes

Saturday, May 1, 2021    


DYNAMO STARTING XI (4-3-3):      

  • Marko Marić; Zarek Valentin, Tim Parker, Boniek Garcia ©, Adam Lundkvist; Matias Vera, Joe Corona, Memo Rodriguez; Fafa Picault, Maxi Urruti, Tyler Pasher   



  • GK Marko Marić will earn his 26th start for the Dynamo and can earn his fourth clean sheet in MLS. 

  • Maric has six saves in the first two games of the regular season. For every save he makes today, Allstate and TUDN will donate $500 to Dynamo Charities as part of the Every Save Makes A Difference program by MLS WORKS. At the end of the season, the money raised by Dynamo goalkeepers through the program will help provide soccer equipment to Houston ISD middle schools. 

  • DF Zarek Valentin will earn his 154th career MLS regular-season match appearance and earn his 22nd appearance for the Dynamo.  

  • DF Tim Parker will earn his third start of the season and make his 158th appearance in MLS 

  • Parker will also earn his 150th MLS regular season start.  

  • DF Boniek García will earn his 250th appearance for the Dynamo in all competitions, the fourth most in club history.  

  • Garcia will make his 222nd regular season appearance for the Dynamo today and earn his 177th league start. 

  • Garcia returns to the Dynamo backline for the third consecutive game. 

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

  • DF Adam Lundkvist will earn his third start of the season and 68th appearance for the Dynamo. 

  • MF Matías Vera will make his 53rd start for the Dynamo. 

  • MF Joe Corona will make his 50th MLS appearance and third with the Dynamo. 

  • MF Memo Rodriguez will make his 78th appearance for the Dynamo in league play and 49th start for the club. 

  • FW Fafa Picault will make his 110th league appearance today and third with the Dynamo  

  • FW Maxi Urruti will make his 211th league appearance and earn his 158th MLS start today.  

  • FW Tyler Pasher will earn his third start of the season and his fourth MLS appearance.  



  • GK Michael Nelson can make his MLS debut if he enters the game today. 

  • DF Maynor Figueroa can make his 46th appearance for the Dynamo and 126th appearance in league play if he come off the bench today. 

  • FW Christian Ramirez can earn his 102nd MLS appearance today and 29th for the Dynamo if he enters the game today. 

  • FW Darwin Quintero can earn his 81st league appearance today if he comes off the bench today.   

  • FW Ariel Lassiter can make his 44th MLS appearance today and 19th with the Dynamo if he enters the game today. 

  • MF Darwin Cerén can make his 134th appearance in league play today and earn his 59th appearance for the Dynamo if he comes off the bench.   

  • Cerén needs to play 45 minutes to reach 10,000 in MLS play.  

  • MF Derrick Jones can make his 47th MLS appearance and third with the Dynamo if he comes off the bench today.  

  • DF Jose Bizama can earn his first appearance of the 2021 regular season if he comes off the bench today.  

  • DF Alejandro Fuenmayor can earn his 36th MLS appearance and first appearance in 2021 if he comes off the bench today.