ExLink - 02/19/19 - CCL - GUAvHOU

Guastatoya vs. Houston Dynamo | 2019 Concacaf Champions League Preview

Guastatoya vs. Houston Dynamo
2019 Concacaf Champions League  — Round of 16, Leg 1
Estadio Doroteo Guamuch Flores — Guatemala City
February 19, 2019 — 10 pm
WATCH:
YahooSports.com, Univision Deportes

The Houston Dynamo make their return to the Concacaf Champions League for the first time since 2013-14 when they meet Guastatoya in the opening leg of the 2019 CCL Round of 16 from Guatemala City Tuesday night.

The Dynamo had an active offseason, bringing in Slovenian international defender Aljaz Struna and Argentine Matias Vera to partner alongside defensive midfielder Juan David Cabezas, while also keeping the attacking trio of Alberth Elis, Mauro Manotas and Romell Quioto together.

Guastatoya

  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • Injury Report: None

Projected Starting XI
(4-4-2, left to right)

GK: Jose Calderon — Carlos Gallardo, Omar Dominguez, Stefano Cincotta, Wilson Pineda — Isaac Acuna, Jose Marquez, Rudy Barrientos, Jose Corena — Christopher Ramirez, Luis Martinez

Houston Dynamo

  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • Injury Report: None

Projected Starting XI
(4-3-3, left to right)
GK: Joe Willis — A.J. DeLaGarza, Aljaz Struna, Maynor Figueroa, DaMarcus Beasley — Matías Vera, Juan David Cabezas, Tomás Martínez — Alberth Elis, Mauro Manotas, Romell Quioto

All-Time Series

  • This is the first all-time meeting between Guastatoya and Houston Dynamo
  • CONCACAF Champions League history: Houston Dynamo - 4 appearances (2013-14, 2012-13, 2009-10, 2008-09) 9 wins, 6 losses, 7 ties (32 goals) … Guastatoya - first appearance

Referees 

To be announced


LIVE YOUR COLORS: Download the free MLS app - The official MLS app gets a major update for 2019, making it easier than ever to keep up with your favorite club, check standings, watch videos and much more.