Captain Sensible

Who are the best FPL captain options for Double Gameweek 19?

Fantasy Premier League managers are advised to target assets who play twice in the first Double Gameweek of the season when looking for their next captain.

With each of the current top four clubs, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City and Leicester City, each playing twice during Double Gameweek 19, the most popular premium assets are leading the armband discussion.

As always, we have taken a look into the best options in great detail, using the Fantasy Football Scout Members Area to assess individual form and the state of their opponents’ defences.

CAPTAIN POLL

For the second week running, Manchester City’s maestro Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) leads the Fantasy Football Scout captain poll, this time with just over 37.0% of votes.

The Belgian shares the vast majority of votes with Mohamed Salah (£12.5m, 26.0%), who comes back into our consideration after missing out on a match in Blank Gameweek 18.

Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m, 7.0%), Jamie Vardy (£10.1m, 5.1%) and Tomas Soucek (£5.3m, 4%) complete this week’s top-five list.

In order to tackle this Double Gameweek captaincy debacle effectively, we will analyse Gameweek 19’s key teams and assets separately, as opposed to focusing on the key matches, as we usually do.

KEY TEAMS

Manchester City

MCIWBA

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2,658 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Forgetmeknot
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Salah

  2. Dybala10
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Is there any news on who has/had COVID at Villa or at least who is fit?

    I have Martinez and Grealish and conscious whether to BB or not...

    1. swobe
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      I know Grealish and Cash have been posting on instagram doing cardio. Make of that what you will haha

  3. Syd.
    • 12 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Werner 😉

    He is due

    1. BENOIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      Bloody team news section doesn't even have him starting!

      1. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 11 days ago

        Classic 😆

      2. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 11 days ago

        What team news is this? Can you link me mate?

        I’ve seen quite a few articles with predicted 11s all saying he starts...

  4. swobe
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Anyone else thinking Antonio might struggle against Burnley and West Brom? Fitness/gametime aside is he really gonna be the asset to break down low block sides.

    1. Dybala10
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      It’s him or Watkins. Not great but worth a punt I reckon.

      1. swobe
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 11 days ago

        Haha, yeah I am just uncertain. All 3 of his goals have game against sides that controlled possession.

  5. sully29
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Probably been asked a quadrillion times, but....

    Son > KDB worth a -4?

    1. mr messi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      General consensus seems to be yes taking into account City’s decent fixture in gw20

      1. sully29
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 11 days ago

        That's what I figured, thanks!

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 11 days ago

        Oooh good point.

    2. JY84
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      I face the same dilemma but I am doing it primarily coz of Spurs' nx fixture against Pool... Plus if i delay the change for one week, KDB's price will def rise n i will not be able to afford him nx week....

    3. mrelpea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      Definitely

  6. Canaries
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Feedback on my team using a bench boost:

    Martinez, De Gea
    Zouma, Cancelo, Dias, Bednarek, Cresswell
    Salah, Bruno, Son, Soucek, Gundogen
    Antonio, Vardy, Wilson

    All playing twice except Son & Bednarek

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 11 days ago

      very nice team, gtg

    2. Il Capitano
      8 months, 11 days ago

      Tidy

    3. Heisenberg W. W.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 11 days ago

      on point!

  7. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 11 days ago

    GTG?

    Bench Boost Active

    Areola
    stones, cancelo, Maguire, Coufal
    bruno, kdb (C), souceck, Rashford
    Vardy, Lacazette

    Fabianski, Bamford, Holding, Smith Rowe

    1. Yes Ndidi
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      Nice set up.

  8. Nespinha
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Pick the most rational move:

    A) Taylor to Stones (-4) --- play Stones + Adams, bench Balbuena

    B) Taylor + Adams to Coufal + António (-8) ---- play Both, bench Balbuena

    C) Taylor + Adams to Cancelo + Brewster (-8) --- play Cancelo and Balbuena/KWP, bench Brewster

    1. mr messi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      B

  9. LJJH1984
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Bamford or Lookman? Feels odd to play a SGW player over a DGW player but leaning towards Bam.

    1. DavidHopkin
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      I’d play bamford

  10. Master Splinter
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Martinez
    Cancelo- Stones- Robertson
    Son- KDB- Bruno- Soucek
    Wilson- Kane- Bamford

    Bench: Dallas- Raphinha- Mitchell

    Is -4 for Kane & Raphinha > Salah and Davis worth it?

  11. Champions League Varane
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    So tempted to FH and triple up on West Ham defense along with the double City

    Imo they both keep clean sheets in both games.

    12 multiplied by 5 = 60 points without bonus and potential attacking returns!?

    1. Lukakwho
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      United will score

      1. swobe
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 11 days ago

        ?

      2. Champions League Varane
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 11 days ago

        I know we will but the aren’t playing any of them

        1. Lukakwho
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 11 days ago

          It’s been a long day.

    2. ivantys
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 11 days ago

      Yes wise move.

  12. Il Capitano
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Got to get some City boys.

    1FT 0.3m ITB

    Johnstone
    Robertson Justin Lowton Coufal
    Soucek Bruno Salah Son*
    Vardy Bamford*

    McCarthy* - Raphinha* Dallas* Adams*
    * SGW

    Thinking about:

    A) Dallas > Stones
    B) Robbo + Son > Stones + KDB (-4)
    C) Robbo + Lowton/Dallas > Double City def (-4)

  13. Thewonderfulgame
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    When is Dean Smith speaking to the media? Before or after tomorrow's deadline?

  14. Kasper the ghost keeper
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    McCarthy -> Fabianski (-4)

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      No

  15. The White Pele
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Son to Ziyach worth a hit?

    1. Il Capitano
      8 months, 11 days ago

      No

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      Ha. No.

  16. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Should I BB this to get it out of the way? (Don't have FH left)
    Forster Bamford Holding Rodrigo

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      Yes bud

  17. yanky
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Fabianski
    TAA Cancelo Dias Coufal James
    Son Salah Bruno Soucek
    Bamford

    Bench: Johnstone Raphinha Rodrigo Adams

    a) Son Adams > KDB Decordova-Reid-4 pts (Play BB)
    b) Son > Sterling for free (Dont play BB?)
    also, play fabianski (may not be fit) or johnstone?

    1. YuvalFPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      As you already have 2 keepers, I'd be tempted by A. Don't like the sound of b at all.

  18. Flynny
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Need to bring in a make weight defender onto bb plan....who is best please?

    A....holding (Newcastle home)

    B....shaw (lpool and fulham away)

    Concerned shaw will be rotated for telles in the fulham game and he is also on 4ycs...

    Have 4.8m to spend. Thanks

    1. YuvalFPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      Coufal?

      1. Flynny
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 11 days ago

        Got him.....thanks

  19. Salarrivederci
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    My only minor problem with my WC team from GW18.
    What is the best way to bring in Salah (gonna captain him)? I knew I had to take a -4, but I really don't mind a -8 if you guys have a great idea 🙂

    0.5 ITB 1 FT

    Team at the moment:
    Areola
    AWB - Dias - Stones - Coufal
    KDB - Bruno - Son - Rashford
    Kane - Antonio

    (Martínez, Holding, Smith Rowe, Brewster)

  20. Canadian Football
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    To Foden or not to Foden? ( instead of Soucek) this is the question. Foden has great fixtures after DGW....but starting security.....argh what are you doing?

  21. Feed tha Sheep
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    El Ghazi expected to play both games? I assume the Villa players who had COVID will be out of isolation for first game?

  22. FPL ElasticO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Is it too risky to transfer out Kane for Antonio? I also have Son.....

    1. YuvalFPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      If you have Son already, that move makes sense

    2. Canadian Football
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      only do it if you need the proceeds of this transfer to fund another.

      1. FPL ElasticO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 11 days ago

        I need KDB, so either I transfer out Kane or Son..... So that is the delima..

  23. YuvalFPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Evening all

    Feels like a big gameweek with tough decisions to make...

    Salah & Antonio in for Rashford & Kane for a -4 - yay or nay?

    Salah/KDB is a coinflip currently but would probably lean Salah cap to justify the hit.

  24. Garfield1001
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Would you BB this team with 1FT to use:

    Johnstone McCarthy*
    Dallas* Justin Coufal Lowton Robertson
    Soucek Son* Salah Fernandes Raphinha*
    Adams* Bamford* Kane*

    Currently have 7 non DGW players. Prepared to do a -8.

    Thanks

  25. StayoutheSpiceZone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    I’m only reporting what I’m seeing but ok Andy Martin’s Twitter account there is some guy linking a rumour that Bam and Meslier have tested positive ... anyone got any news on this?

  26. Royal5
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Feel there is a bit too much love for Vardy on here. Both Soton and Chelsea are dencent defensievly and Vardy still got his groin issues. Nacho could get a start imo

    1. KAALI_DAAL
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 11 days ago

      Bull crap

  27. Easy Cheesy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Foden/ kane/ balbuena -> kdb/ cancelo/ antonio for a -8? Yay or nay?

  28. KAALI_DAAL
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 11 days ago

    Would you BB this?

    Mccarthy, Dallas, Webster, Brewster

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      Nope

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      No

    3. Royal5
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 11 days ago

      No way

  29. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    -4 team. G2G? 10 DGW players*. Cheer 🙂

    Johnstone*
    Robbo*, Dias*, Lowton*, Coufal*
    Salah*(v), Bruno*, Soucek*, KDB*(C)
    Antonio*, Bamford
    (McCarthy, Dallas, Adams, DCL!)

  30. AC Yew
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 11 days ago

    GW19 team

    Johnstone
    Wan Bissaka Coufal Stones Cancelo
    KDB Bruno Soucek Raphina* Son*
    Kane*

    McCarthy* Bamford* Dier* Adams*

    * Single GWers.
    Would you BB the above team?
    If not is bench order ok?