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Head Coach Brian Schmetzer rolls out a strong lineup for tonight's Fan Appreciation Day match against the LA Galaxy (7:00 p.m. PT; TUDN, Twitter, 1090 KJR AM, El Rey 1360AM) at Lumen Field. Here is the Delta Starting XI:

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FORMATION: 5-4-1 

GK: Stefan Frei (24)

RWB: Alex Roldan (16)

RCB: Yeimar Gómez Andrade (28)

CB: Xavier Arreaga (3)

LCB: Nouhou (5)

LWB: Brad Smith (11)

MF: João Paulo (6)

MF: Kelyn Rowe (22)

MF: Cristian Roldan (7)

MF: Nicolás Lodeiro - C (10)

FW: Raúl Ruidíaz (9)

Substitutes: Stefan Cleveland (30), AB Cissoko (92), Shane O’Neill (27), Danny Leyva (75), Josh Atencio (84), Nico Benezet (20), Léo Chú (23), Jordan Morris (13), Fredy Montero (12)

Lineup Notes:

  • Jordan Morris makes the matchday roster for the first time in the 2021 season after recovering from an ACL injury suffered while on loan with Swansea City in February. He is available for selection as a substitute.
  • Club captain Nicolás Lodeiro makes his first start since the 1-0 win over Minnesota United on September 11. Lodeiro made his return from injury as a substitute in the club's match against LAFC last week.
  • Forward Raúl Ruidíaz makes his first start since September 29 after aggravating a hamstring injury while on international duty with the Peru national team.
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