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

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

    Would you bench boost with:

    McCarthy Dallas Raphinha Adams

    Opinions appreciated!

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

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

  2. jdogg
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 3 days 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
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    TC Antonio?
    Have Bruno Salah and KDB

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

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

    2. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Lol

    3. JollyGoodYellows
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Brave man

    4. Eldon
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      I’m definitely tempted

      1. Front 442
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        It must be a Forest thing.
        You Reds!

  4. balint84
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Dawson -4? (Benching Lowton)

  5. Flynny
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 3 days 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
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Does anyone else not have any Man City players?

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Aliens on Mars perhaps

    2. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Wowowow

    3. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Only Stones

  7. Redranger
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 3 days 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
    8 months, 3 days 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
    8 months, 3 days ago

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

  10. Eastman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 3 days 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
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Get another keeper & BB

      1. Eastman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

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

  11. Herman Toothrot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 3 days 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

  12. pundit of punts
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 3 days 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
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      I have B.

      Hopefully B.

    2. OLLY G
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      B

  13. Eldon
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    How much of a madness is triple
    Captaining Antonio?

    Chasing over 100 points in my ML

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days 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
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Its mental. But ive heard of stupider punts.

    3. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Former Forest player - got to do it

    4. Garlana
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 3 days 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
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Kane couple of years ago 3 points total

    5. Kante Touch This
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 3 days 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

  14. Henning
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    How many yellow card has Tielemans

  15. BEEZUS
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 3 days 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
      8 months, 3 days ago

      A

  16. tibollom
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 3 days 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

  17. bodsc
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

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

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

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

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

        Could be worth a shot.

  18. Abaddon
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 3 days 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?

  19. Tsparkes10
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 3 days 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)

  20. DAZZ
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

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

    Bamford bench or watkins?

  21. sentz05
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Captain Salah or Vardy?

  22. Garlana
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Would you BB with:

    Martinez, Dallas, Adams, Bissouma?

    Currently not planning to

    1. Manani
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      i would not.

  23. OLLY G
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

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

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

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

    2. tomasjj
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Yes

  24. Manani
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Son>KDB (-4) no brainer right?

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

  25. Finding Timo
    8 months, 3 days ago

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

  26. tomasjj
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Neto out for a hit?

    got 9.3 to spend.

    Ideas:
    Foden?
    Pogba?
    Thiago?
    El Ghazi?

    1. Manani
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

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

      1. tomasjj
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Anguissa. No BB.

    2. JIMMY764
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Soucek

      1. tomasjj
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 3 days 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
          • 7 Years
          8 months, 3 days 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
            • 7 Years
            8 months, 3 days ago

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

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

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

    1. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days 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
        8 months, 3 days ago

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

        1. Scots Gooner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 3 days 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
            • 7 Years
            8 months, 3 days 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
              • 5 Years
              8 months, 3 days 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
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

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

  28. Kante Touch This
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 3 days 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
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Klich to Foden.

      Foden could score big this week IMO

  29. Scots Gooner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 3 days 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
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Are you BB'ing?

      12pts is quite a hit

      1. Scots Gooner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 3 days 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.

  30. pol
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Who to Start:

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

    1. tomasjj
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Bamford.