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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2,658 Comments Post a Comment
  1. gomez123
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Best BB second keeper to go with Martinez under 5.2m
    A) Areola
    B) Mendy
    C) Johnstone

    1. Cech's Magic Hat
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      C for me

    2. KAMARA-COPY
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      C

    3. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      A

    4. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      C

    5. Saint Tim
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      C

  2. Cech's Magic Hat
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Injuries and fixtures have ended my BB dream and I currently have no city. I could do

    Son & Grealish to KDB & Soucek (-4)
    For another hit I could also get Stones and bench Adams.

    Either of those moves worth it?

    1. Ibralicious
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      I like KDB and Soucek

      1. Kitman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        I would take the extra and get stones - very good odds on him getting 2 x 6 point returns

        1. Cech's Magic Hat
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Thanks guys

  3. Nespinha
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Taylor + Adams - - - Coufal + Antonio

    Both to play, worth a - 4?

    1. KAMARA-COPY
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Yee

    2. Ibralicious
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Good move

    3. boroie
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Just Taylor to Coufal for free IMO

      1. Kitman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        I would, adams is 2 points and Antonio is likely to score
        Taylor unlikely to play both and cougar likely to get at least one return so your hit should be covered with interest

        1. Nespinha
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          COUGAR UUUHH

    4. Nespinha
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      I can swap Taylor for Balbuena going out, but both are useless

  4. Ibralicious
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Martinez - Johnstone
    Chilwell - Dallas - Coufal - Taylor - Bednarek*
    Salah - Bruno - Rashford - Grealish - Bowen*
    Kane - Bamford - Adams*

    Pick a move for my BB team:

    A) Adams + Bowen + Bednarek -> Antonio + Foden + Dawson (-8)
    B) Adams + Bednarek -> Antonio + Holding (-4)
    C) Adams + Bednarek -> Antonio + Lowton (doubling up with Taylor) (-4)

    Cheers!

    1. KAMARA-COPY
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      B

  5. Salarrivederci
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Rashford + Son -> Salah (C) & Soucek (-4) ?
    Got no WC and would leave me with 1.6 ITB to build towards BB in DGW26. Probably starting with ESR -> Caveleiro next GW 🙂

    Would give me:
    Areola
    AWB - Dias - Stones - Coufal
    (C)Salah - KDB - Bruno - Soucek
    Kane - Antonio

    (Martínez, Holding, Smith Rowe, Brewster)

    1. Salarrivederci
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Could also just go without Soucek and get in Caveleiro now, but Fulham got a tough DGW

  6. yanky
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    would you bench boost this? Have Johnstone starting ahead of Fabianski since hes an injury doubt and not projected in team news page...

    Fabianski Raphinha Rodrigo DecordovaReid

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Yes

  7. corderz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Would you bench boost with a bench consisting of:

    Bamford, Raphinha and Dallas?

    1. KAMARA-COPY
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      No

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      No keeper?

      1. corderz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        And Johnstone (for a -4)

    3. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Only 3, nope

      1. corderz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        And Johnstone (for a -4)

  8. boroie
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Start 2...
    A - Son
    B - Bamford
    C - Antonio
    D - Targett

    1. Ibralicious
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Antonio, and coin toss between Son and Bamford.

    2. SharkyT
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      AC

  9. LloristheHounds
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    TAA, Dallas, Watkins
    To
    Stones, Chillwell, Antonio

    For - 8???

    Martinez
    Dallas, TAA, cancelo
    Salah, Bruno, KDB, son, soucek
    Bamford, Watkins

  10. TomSaints
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Salah will do nothing this week, I’m convinced yet resolve is slipping.

    Son and martial -> Salah and Antonio

  11. OLLY G
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    (A) Cresswell and Stones

    (B) Coufal and Cancelo

    Thanks.

    1. OLLY G
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Scared of rotation with B....

    2. DisSol
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 14 days ago

      B

    3. Kitman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Much of a muchness

      A) is more nailed and I’d go for that

  12. DisSol
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Wood - martial ?

  13. NejiHyuuga01
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Decided not to rush the TC chip on KDB or Salah. In case of a Triple GW (which is not unlikely to happen) I do not have a large enough sofa to hide behind.

    Plus there will be other mini doubles when we can plan the TC without the anxiety of KDB being rested and Salah being out of form.

    1. FourLokoLeipzig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Agreed on Salah, but when will there ever be no anxiety of KDB being rested? No CL at present, and an easy FA match to follow... I can’t see a better chance so I’m going for it

  14. Ohh1454
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    With Leeds potentially having a double would you do Kane > bamford or Antonio

    1. KAMARA-COPY
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Antonio

    2. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Highly unlikely (unless something is confirmed before deadline which is as well highly unlikely)

    3. chaser123
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Might they!?

      1. Gandalf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Nah it's a complete no-story. Their coach still having issues but that's it

  15. Whazza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Highest RMT points projection here for BB teams?
    I'll start with 134

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      110.75 (-4) without

      1. Whazza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Gucci. Forgot my hit :/

  16. Nice to Finally Michu
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    What are people thinking about Cavani?

    1. DisSol
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 14 days ago

      I'd like to know too....considering wood to either cavani or martial

  17. LJJH1984
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Martinez or Johnstone?

      1. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Martinez

    • FIRMINOLOOKGOAL
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      TC on Raz mad?

      1. Whazza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Yeah, rotation risk

    • DAZZ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Mccarthy
      TAA Dias Stones Coufal
      Salah Bruno KDB Grealish
      Watkins Antonio
      (forster, Bamford, KWP, Riedewald)

      Awkward situation. Bench bamford watkins or antonio??

      1. SharkyT
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Bamford

    • iveseenitall
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      A) kdb for a -8
      B) sterling for a -4

      I have enough players with a dgw with just the sterling transfer too

    • jay01
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Feel so crap about my team stuck at 1 mil. Anyone know what to do with this? Im so lost with 1 ft and 4.3 ITB

      Martinez Steer
      Chilwell Dallas Coufal KWP Taylor
      Salah Bruno Grealish Soucek Riedewald
      Kane Bamford Adams

      1. SharkyT
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Dallas Adams > Cancelo Antonio

    • Lord Flashheart
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      kane son and laca to antonio vardy and salah worth a -8 (which is actually -4)?

      using BB

      1. Saint Tim
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Yes. Nice moves

        1. Lord Flashheart
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          cheers

    • Saint Tim
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Currently have

      Johnstone
      Justin, Stones, Coufal
      Bruno, Salah, Mane, Soucek, Son
      Bamford, Antonio
      Bench: Meslier, Dallas, Adams, KWP

      Is Mane+Son -> KDB+Rashford worth taking a -8pts hit for?

      1. chaser123
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        No

    • chaser123
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      I’m stuck! Do I need to find a way to get KDB?

      Johnston
      Robertson Stones Coufal
      Salah Fernandes Rashford Son Soucek
      Wood Bamford

      (McCarthy Adams Dallas Taylor)

      1. D.Glynn
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 14 days ago

        I'm going without

        1. In a Rush
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Me too at the moment would have to sacrifice Kane and grealish

      2. Sir Edo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        I really don’t see a way but I did Trent and Son to KDB and Cresswell, almost similar to your team. Didn’t really liked what I saw from Trent the last games though, Robertson a keeper for this gw.

        Nice grav by the way, also runner just like me? 🙂

        1. chaser123
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Thanks very much. Was considering something a little similar... Son & Adams > KDB & Davis??

          Thanks re grav- sure am

          1. Sir Edo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Good one, specially if you thinking of KDP captain!

    • Champione
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      1 FT, 1.2 ITB

      Meslier
      Roberson Dias Justin Coufal
      Salah KDB Fernandes Soucek
      Kane Bamford

      A) Meslier > Fabianski / DGW GK
      B) Kane > Vardy / Antonio
      C) Both for -4

      1. Saint Tim
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        C

    • Oooo Matron
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Good to go?

      McCarthy
      Dias Dier Cancelo
      Grealish Fernandes KDB (C) Salah Son
      Antonio Bamford

      Subs: Dallas, Konsa, Brewster

    • konrad.sygula95
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Hi guys would you do Son and DCL to Kdb and Antonio on -4?
      Second question would you trigger bench boost with that squad?

      Martinez
      Dier/Justin/Cancelo
      Son/Fernandes/Salah/Grealish
      Watkins/DCL/Bamford

      Bench: Forster/KWP/Anguissa/Taylor
      1ft 2.2 itb

    • BobbyDoesNotLook
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      I think this is spam is worth it since it is potential BB gamechanger.

      Is it possible to add a game (Lee-Sot) for the FPL gw after the FPL deadline has passed? This question after recent news that the game could be played.

      1. BobbyDoesNotLook
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Could be played, but of coursw no date for the game was given, so thus confirming if adding a game to gw after dl is even theoretically possible.

      2. Whazza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        yawn

        1. BobbyDoesNotLook
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          😀 ok

          1. Whazza
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Has a game ever been added to the gw after deadline? Would that be a fair call? 🙂

            1. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Unprecedented times.

              1. In a Rush
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                If it does get confirmed and played I can’t see how fpl could just ignore the match.

                1. Whazza
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Fair point

                2. BobbyDoesNotLook
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  This. But also unfair to add the game after dl. Quite a paradox.

    • Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 14 days ago

      This is a huge Antonio wagon, going to be sad when he limps off after 20 mins

      1. Whazza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Will cry... tears of joy because he will get a hattrick before then

    • bautasten
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Martinez (Johnstone)
      Robertson, Coufal, Dallas (KWP, Ferguson*)
      Grealish, Salah, Fernandes, Soucek, Raphinha
      Bamford, Kane (DCL*)

      Which -8 do you prefer:
      A) DCL, Ferguson, KWP -> Antonio, Cancelo, Stones (Play BB)
      B) DCL, Raphinha, Robertson -> Brewster, KDB, Cancelo
      C) Kane, Raphinha, KWP -> Antonio, KDB, Stones

      Thanks!