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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  1. Garfield1001
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Would you bench boost with:

    McCarthy Dallas Raphinha Adams

    Opinions appreciated!

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Yes - I am with same ( other than have Bamford over Adams)

  2. jdogg
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    A dcl balbuena to antonio and stones for -4 bench raphina

    Or

    B kane grealish and balbuena to antonio kdb and stones?-8 play raphina bench dcl

    Cheers

  3. Front 442
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    TC Antonio?
    Have Bruno Salah and KDB

    1. Right In The Stanchion
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Loool I’m getting him in but wouldn’t dare captain...

    2. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Lol

    3. JollyGoodYellows
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Brave man

    4. Eldon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      I’m definitely tempted

      1. Front 442
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        It must be a Forest thing.
        You Reds!

  4. balint84
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Dawson -4? (Benching Lowton)

  5. Flynny
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Evening.....What do you prefer here to bench boost? Thanks

    Martinez Johnstone
    Robbo dias coufal dallas balbuena
    Salah bruno grealish raphinha soucek
    Kane Watkins Bamford

    A..... kane raphinha balbuena to kdb Antonio and holding - 8

    B......kane raphinha robbo balbuena to kdb antonio cancelo Chilwell - 12

    Thanks

  6. FPLShaqiri
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Does anyone else not have any Man City players?

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Aliens on Mars perhaps

    2. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Wowowow

    3. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Only Stones

  7. Redranger
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    What to do with this mess?

    Johnstone McCarthy
    Robbo Cancelo Dallas Balbuena Justin
    Salah Son Bruno Soucek Anguissa
    Kane Adams Bamford

    A) Dallas > Coufal
    B) Kane & Balbuena > Vardy & Stones -4
    C) Kane & Adams > Vardy & Antonio -4

  8. JollyGoodYellows
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Martinez Martin
    AWB Dias Konsa Dallas Neco
    Salah KDB Bruno Son Anguissa
    DCL Bamford Adams

    Any ideas what to do with my FT? Thinking of doing DCL + Anguissa > Antonio + Soucek (-4).
    Anyone got any better ideas?

  9. makisss99
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Martinez
      Chilwell,Dias,Coufal
      Salah,Bruno,Grealish,Foden,Soucek
      Bamford,Kane
      Subs:Johnstone,Dallas,Antonio,KWP
      Good to BB?

    • Eastman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      After a -4 I'll have this team. Would you BB??

      Martinez
      Stones Cancello Shaw Cresswell
      KDB Bruno Son Madison
      Kane Antonio

      Steer Mitchell Soucek Bamford

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Get another keeper & BB

        1. Eastman
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Would if I had any spare cash. My transfers are Stephens / Laca > Madison / Antonio. Leaves me nil itb

    • Herman Toothrot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Just hit the Triple Captain button.

      Martinez
      Coufal / Stones / Cancello
      KDB C / Bruno / Son / Rashford / Soucek
      Antonio / Vardy

      Currently on a -4 with all other chips in tact.

      A little apprehensive about not having Salah but...can't have them all.

      Good luck everybody

    • pundit of punts
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Bottomed

      Which pair scores more?

      A. Alisson + Ogbonna
      B. Martinez + Antonio

      On FH. So just for 1 gw.

      1. Herman Toothrot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        I have B.

        Hopefully B.

      2. OLLY G
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        B

    • Eldon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      How much of a madness is triple
      Captaining Antonio?

      Chasing over 100 points in my ML

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Extremely mad. He's played one full match so far and was dreadful. Stick it on Cresswell if you want to punt.

      2. DAZZ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Its mental. But ive heard of stupider punts.

      3. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Former Forest player - got to do it

      4. Garlana
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        its a huge risk, i remember TCing Mane last season for him to get 1 pt getting injured in the first half...

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Kane couple of years ago 3 points total

      5. Kante Touch This
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        It'd say too big a risk.. I've considered Vardy TC as something different, I'm in a similar boat, but 2 home games and he's been poor at home

    • Henning
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      How many yellow card has Tielemans

    • BEEZUS
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      A) Salah and Sterling

      B) Mane and KdB

      Would have to take a -8 to get Salah and KdB and would involve losing Pope for Areola

      1. Ratatouille
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        A

    • tibollom
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      what do you think; anyone?

      a. stones targett rash
      b. dias chilwell foden

      Johnstone
      Coufal X. X
      Salah kdb bruno soucek X
      vardy antonio

    • bodsc
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Who is going Sterling over KDB? I know you're out there. Somewhere.

      1. Firminoooo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Thinking about it. Would give me enough for Brewster to Watkins.

        1. bodsc
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Could be worth a shot.

    • Abaddon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      How bad do I need Salah

      Do I need him that bad that I do

      Kane and Son to Cavani (or somone cheaper) and salah for -4?

    • Tsparkes10
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      A) No BB (-4)
      Johnstone
      Justin Coufal Stones Lowton
      Salah KDB Soucek Bruno
      Vardy Bamford
      (McCarthy, Dallas, Raph, Adams)

      B) BB (-12)
      Martinez
      Justin Stones Dias Coufal
      Son Bruno Salah Soucek
      Vardy Antonio
      (Johnstone, Raph, Dallas, Bamford)

    • DAZZ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Mcarthy
      TAA Coufal Dias Stones
      KDB (c) Salah Bruno Grealish
      Watkins Antonio
      (forster, 1.Bamford 2. KWP 3.Riedewald)

      Bamford bench or watkins?

    • sentz05
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Captain Salah or Vardy?

    • Garlana
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Would you BB with:

      Martinez, Dallas, Adams, Bissouma?

      Currently not planning to

      1. Manani
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        i would not.

    • OLLY G
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Any chance Cancelo might be rotated one of the two games?

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 1 day ago

        There's always a chance with Pep, fixture list is tough for City too

      2. tomasjj
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Yes

    • Manani
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Son>KDB (-4) no brainer right?

      I also have Kane so I think should be decent in terms of spurs coverage

    • Finding Timo
        3 months, 1 day ago

        All who gets more Points a) Dawson or b) Antonio?

      • tomasjj
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Neto out for a hit?

        got 9.3 to spend.

        Ideas:
        Foden?
        Pogba?
        Thiago?
        El Ghazi?

        1. Manani
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          depends who will be filling in for Neto. Or are u doing BB?

          1. tomasjj
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            Anguissa. No BB.

        2. JIMMY764
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Soucek

          1. tomasjj
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            Yes, but no KDB makes mw look to Foden.
            But I fear benching,

            Which of my options do you prefer?

            1. JIMMY764
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 1 day ago

              I take a different perspective on the game mate. Foden won’t get you KDB’s points. If we all knew Foden was going to start both games we’d all be bringing him in, no doubt. Up to you if you’re happy to take the gamble? If not, I’d go Soucek personally. Big no to your other options.

              1. tomasjj
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

                Appreciate the input.
                I just cannot fit KDB in without too much costs.
                Soucek it is.

      • RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        No one worried Kev is a bit of a bottle job after giving Skyheem the pen?

        1. Scots Gooner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Its not a great look. Sure he was exhausted, but a player with cojones would have taken that penalty.

          1. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            Imagine Salah saying he’s too tired to take it 😆

            1. Scots Gooner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 1 day ago

              Exactly. KDB is an incredible player, but makes you wonder if he has that selfish, win at all costs mentality that the many greats have had.

              1. tomasjj
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

                They were leading and it was in injury time. A bit of a reach to question his mentality, I'd say. Best player in the league.

                1. Scots Gooner
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  Maybe I never worded that correctly.

                  I'm not doubting or questioning his ability or talent. I agree, 100% I think he's the best in the league too.

                  But you have to admit, that that's an incredibly rare thing to see a top player, decline to take a penalty, because they're too tired.

                  How do you know he would have taken it if the score had been 0-0?

                  Would you have seen Yaya decline a penalty because he was exhausted? Doubtful.

        2. The Big Fella
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Yeah and a rotation/reduced minute risk - I have changed captaincy to Salah and TCd

      • Kante Touch This
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Already taken a -4 hit for Antonio and KDB (for DCL and Son)

        I'm considering an extra punt, mainly due to the fact Taylor is unlikely to play both games

        A) Klich to Foden
        B) Klich to Hudson-Odoi (Big punt)
        C) Do nothing, start Lookman over Klich

        1. Scots Gooner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Klich to Foden.

          Foden could score big this week IMO

      • Scots Gooner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        OK, say I could do this for a -12

        Giroud / Brewster / Son / Dier / Ederson
        ->
        Vardy / Antonio / Soucek / Cancelo / Johnstone

        Yay or nay?

        1. Kante Touch This
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Are you BB'ing?

          12pts is quite a hit

          1. Scots Gooner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            Yeah, bench boosting. It's a pretty substantial hit, BUT -

            - Medium term, I prefer these players, so would have made similar moves over the next few weeks.

            - Wanted to get money away from the expensive goalkeeper for a while, this allows that.

            - By player on player comparison, I think the new players have potential to seriously outscore the players I'm transferring out. Only worry would be Son, but reckon Soucek could match him between this weeks double and next week vs Palace.

            - I'm replacing 2 x SGW/3 x DGW with 5 x DGW, which should soften the hit.

            I'm really tempted to do it, but worried I'm getting caught up in the DGW/BB fever.

      • pol
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Who to Start:

        A- Targett (mci, NEW)
        B- Bamford (BHA)

        1. tomasjj
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Bamford.