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
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Salah

  2. Dybala10
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 3 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
      3 months, 3 days ago

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

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

    Werner 😉

    He is due

    1. BENOIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

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

      1. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Classic 😆

      2. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 3 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
    3 months, 3 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
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

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

      1. swobe
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 3 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
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

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

    Son > KDB worth a -4?

    1. mr messi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

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

      1. sully29
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        That's what I figured, thanks!

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Oooh good point.

    2. JY84
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 3 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
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Definitely

  6. No Kane, No Gain!
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 3 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
      3 months, 3 days ago

      very nice team, gtg

    2. Il Capitano
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Tidy

      • TNB
          3 months, 3 days ago

          on point!

      • Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 3 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
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 3 days ago

          Nice set up.

      • Nespinha
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 3 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
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 3 days ago

          B

      • LJJH1984
          3 months, 3 days ago

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

          1. DavidHopkin
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            I’d play bamford

        • Master Splinter
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 3 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?

        • PP6
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 3 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
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 3 days ago

            United will score

            1. swobe
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              ?

            2. PP6
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

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

              1. Lukakwho
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                It’s been a long day.

          2. ivantys
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Yes wise move.

          3. Il Capitano
              3 months, 3 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)

            • Thewonderfulgame
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

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

            • Kasper the ghost keeper
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              McCarthy -> Fabianski (-4)

              1. Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

                No

            • The White Pele
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 3 days ago

              Son to Ziyach worth a hit?

              1. Il Capitano
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  No

                • Rupert The Horse
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  Ha. No.

              2. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 3 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
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  Yes bud

              3. yanky
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 3 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
                  3 months, 3 days ago

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

              4. Flynny
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 3 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
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  Coufal?

                  1. Flynny
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 3 days ago

                    Got him.....thanks

              5. Salarrivederci
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 3 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)

              6. Canadian Football
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 3 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?

              7. Feed tha Sheep
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 3 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?

              8. FPL ElasticO
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 3 days ago

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

                1. YuvalFPL
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  3 months, 3 days ago

                  If you have Son already, that move makes sense

                2. Canadian Football
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 3 days ago

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

                  1. FPL ElasticO
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 3 days ago

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

              9. YuvalFPL
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 3 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.

              10. Garfield1001
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 3 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

              11. StayoutheSpiceZone
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 3 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?

              12. Royal5
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 3 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
                    3 months, 3 days ago

                    Bull crap

                2. Easy Cheesy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  3 months, 3 days ago

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

                3. KAALI_DAAL
                    3 months, 3 days ago

                    Would you BB this?

                    Mccarthy, Dallas, Webster, Brewster

                    1. Duke Silver ☑
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 3 days ago

                      Nope

                    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      3 months, 3 days ago

                      No

                    3. Royal5
                      • 9 Years
                      3 months, 3 days ago

                      No way

                  • RAFA THE GAFFA
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 3 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!)

                  • AC Yew
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 3 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?