Head Coach Brian Schmetzer has named his lineup that will take on LAFC (7:30 p.m. PT; ESPN, ESPN Deportes, 1090 KJR AM, El Rey 1360AM) tonight at Banc of California Stadium. Here is the Delta Starting XI:
GK: Stefan Frei (24) – captain
RWB: Alex Roldan (16)
RCB: Yeimar Gómez Andrade (28)
CB: Xavier Arreaga (3)
LCB: Nouhou (5)
LWB: Brad Smith (11)
MF: Josh Atencio (84)
MF: Kelyn Rowe (22)
MF: Cristian Roldan (7)
MF: Fredy Montero (12)
FW: Will Bruin (17)
Substitutes: Stefan Cleveland (30), Spencer Richey (18), AB Cissoko (92), Shane O’Neill (27), Danny Leyva (75), Ethan Dobbelaere (45), Nico Benezet (20), Nicolás Lodeiro (10), Léo Chú (23)
- Wingback Brad Smith returns to the lineup after recovering from injury (R AC joint sprain), with Jimmy Medranda moving to the bench.
- Nicolás Lodeiro makes the bench for tonight's match, marking his first inclusion on the matchday roster since September 11 after undergoing knee surgery on September 20.
- Josh Atencio replaces João Paulo in the starting group as the Brazilian midfielder serves a one-game suspension for yellow card accumulation.
- Fredy Montero comes in for Nicolas Benezet at attacking midfield, while Nouhou will slot into center back for Shane O'Neill.