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. BrockLanders
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Bamford & Raphina to Antonio & Gundogan for -4???

    1. Lord Flashheart
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      font trust gundogan game time

      1. Lord Flashheart
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        *dont

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Does everyone expect 180 mins from Antonio after weeks out?

      1. Finding Timo
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Surely can’t play 90mins in both games ? I can get 1 more West Ham snd thinking going Dawson instead of Antonio?!

        • TMF86
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          We have zero strikers....I'd expect a good 70 mins a game

        • Warby84
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          125

          1. Warby84
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            I meant 145

        • Vertigo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          I was looking at it as him having had a good rest.

      2. n-doggg
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Gundo nailed?

    3. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Any news on the main Villa assets?
      Where is the guy who was stalking them on twitter start of week 🙂

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

        Trezeguet only confirmed case.. Annoyingly Smith's presser is after deadline

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

          I'm keen too but no training pics to scout!

          1. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Someone was checking all the social & Martinez was posting cooking with the wife etc 🙂

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

              I saw that! Not enough for me... There's still 8 unkown positive players. Some could be well now!

    4. Lord Flashheart
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      i have 11 DGW players starting, and johnstone (wol, whu), bamford (BHA) dallas (BHA) and smith rowe (NEW)

      would you bench boost with this?

      1. Sarri-ball
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        I think i would

      2. SharkyT
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Yeh probably

      3. Angelic upstart
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Do you think you'll have another gameweek this season with a bench as strong, or stronger than that? If the answer is yes, then wait. If not, go for it.

        1. Lord Flashheart
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          good logic. i will go for it

      4. Rochdale_Cowboy
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Yes

      5. Lord Flashheart
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        cheers all

      6. gogs67
          1 month, 15 days ago

          If you don't think you'll have a stronger bench later in the season then yes

      7. Angelic upstart
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Lloris or Johnstone in goal?

        1. Lord Flashheart
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          loris gets you 6-7 max. jonstone probably gets you 5 minimum.
          worth the tiny risk to gamble if johnstone can muster a clean sheet

      8. Takedog1
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Soucek or Antonio

        1. Pépé Pig
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Soucek I'd say. Safer

          1. MrCloppity
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Why not both?

        2. Il Capitano
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Soucek

        3. Sarri-ball
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Degea
          Dias/stones/bellerin
          Rashford/salah/kdb/son
          Watkins/banford/antonio

          8 doubles plus bellerin/son/banford
          Good enough to avoid freehit

        4. Doctor Evil
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Do you think there will be a DGW where all teams play twice? I swear it normally happens near the end of seasons.

          1. Lord Flashheart
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            no

          2. HuttonDressedasLahm
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Another?

          3. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Never happened

        5. Pépé Pig
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Which is the better option?

          A) Kane, Son, Burke -> Antonio, Salah, Soucek (-8) Bench Dallas

          B) Rashford, Son -> Salah, Soucek (-4) Play Dallas

          1. Lord Flashheart
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            b

          2. SharkyT
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            B

          3. osceola31909
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            B

        6. BigKeith
            1 month, 15 days ago

            1ft 1.3mitb

            Martinez (Steer)
            Coufal Dallas Stones (Mitchell, Dunne)
            Son, Rashford, Bruno, KDB, Soucek
            Kane Bamford (Brewster)

            a) Bruno>Salah
            b) Rashford+Kane> Salah and Antonio (-4)

          • Sean
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Which City Def do I buy? Really can’t split the 3..

            1. SharkyT
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              Cancelo

              1. Baps hunter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 15 days ago

                Yea, since I have Stones and Dias for theit "nailedness"... Cancelo has biggest open play threat.

            2. circusmonkey
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              Stones is cheaper.

          • BlzE_94
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            TC team gtg?

            Martinez
            Robertson Coufal Targett
            Salah Bruno Son Grealish Soucek
            Vardy Antonio

            Bench: Forster, Lowton, Bamford, Kilman

          • Bonus magnet
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            A. Rashford + creswell + Dias

            B. Bruno + coufal + stones

            Bruno potential yellow scares me a little

          • Il Capitano
              1 month, 15 days ago

              What combo to go for?

              A) Robbo + Stones + Son
              B) Dias + Stones + Son (-4)
              C) Lowton/Dallas + Stones + KDB (-4)

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

                I'd do nasty things to have KDB this gw. So C is the only option for me here.

                1. Il Capitano
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    Fair play, finding it hard to sell Robertson to fund him

              2. Right In The Stanchion
                  1 month, 15 days ago

                  Is it possible to get 200pts in this GW? I have 29 appearances this GW and expecting big tings

                  1. Pompel
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    Show us your team, mate

                    1. Right In The Stanchion
                        1 month, 15 days ago

                        Martinez* Johnstone*
                        Coufal* Dias* Stones* Robbo* Holding
                        Salah*(c) Bruno* Soucek* Foden* Mount*
                        Antonio* Kane Bamford

                    2. Angelic upstart
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      They are often a bit of a damp squib and a disappointment to be honest.

                    3. Rupert The Horse
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      150 would be good.

                    4. Hazz
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      Unlikely but not impossible. You need your captain to go hard.

                  2. Garfield1001
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 15 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:
                    Kane > Antonio
                    Son > KDB
                    Lowton > Dias

                    Thanks

                  3. Captain Warlock
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    Is Chilwell & Cancelo/Dias instead of double City Def a good idea

                    1. Gudjohnsen
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      Yeah could work out better in the end but who knows. With Chilwell you could get attacking returns as well.

                      1. Captain Warlock
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 15 days ago

                        Probably more chance of playing 2 games too

                  4. Gudjohnsen
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    Follow your heart (Salah TC) or your head (KDB TC)?

                    1. Lord Flashheart
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      heart

                    2. SharkyT
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      Salah 2 tougher fixtures than KdB IMO

                    3. Sarri-ball
                      • 11 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      Same problem. If dont freehit

                    4. Warby84
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      Palace form incoming

                  5. Babit1967
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    So confused on whether to freehit or not and just tc, wee bit of help appreciated lads?

                    Team A the TC team

                    Mendy
                    Dias Dallas Holding Saiss
                    KDB TC Son Bruno Soucek
                    Kane Lacazette

                    Team B the freehit team Salah or KDB captain

                    Alisson
                    Robbo Dias Coufal Cancelo
                    KDB Salah Madison Sousek
                    Vardy Werner

                    Suggestions, I could also save both chips

                  6. tomasjj
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    Need to catch up - capt. Vardy?

                    Can he play two games in three days?

                    1. SharkyT
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      Yeh good diff

                    2. Pukki Party
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      Yes

                    3. tomasjj
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      thanks!

                  7. Messiah Hazard
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    Which option on the FH?

                    A) El Ghazi, Robertson/TAA, Fabianski
                    B) Grealish, Cresswell, Martinez

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

                    Is Kane + KWP out for Vardy and Cancelo for -8 pure madness? Would bench Dallas in the process...

                    1. Rochdale_Cowboy
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      Just kane to Vardy.

                  9. Nunoooooooooo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    Lowton to R James for -4? Y or N guys?

                    1. GE
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      N

                  10. Sir_Durs8
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    Robertson & Son for Stones & KDB for -4?

                    Would be captaining KDB over Salah.

                    1. GE
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      Hmm, yes

                  11. GE
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    BB this team with Brewster -> Reid (-4)?

                    Maybe no choice other than BB because of too good bench roing forward without pressing WC next GW?

                    (0FT, 1.4 itb)

                    Martinez
                    Cancelo/Dias/Coufal
                    Salah/KDB/Bruno/Son/Soucek
                    Bamford/Antonio

                    Bench: Messlier, Dallas, Targett, Brewster

                  12. Flynny
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    Cancelo to start both city games in dgw19?

                    Thanks

                    1. gogs67
                        1 month, 15 days ago

                        No one knows, I've got him and am expecting at least one start, hopefully with the attacking return he's been promising

                    2. osceola31909
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      Use FH or just do (-8)

                      A. Non FH team with -8 (could be -4 with with Mane and Zouma instead of Salah and Coufal)

                      Martinez
                      Dias - Cancelo - Coufal
                      Salah - KDB - Bruno - Son
                      Antonio- Wilson- Bamford

                      Subs: Areola - Dallas - Mitchell - Anguissa

                      B. FH team

                      Martinez
                      Robertson - Stones - Coufal
                      Salah - KDB - Bruno - Grealish - Soucek
                      Vardy - Antonio

                      Subs: Steele - Mitchell - Strujik - Davis

                    3. cruzex
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      Rmdgw

                      Fabianski
                      Stones cancelo wbissaka
                      SalahTC kdb Son Maddison soucek
                      Bamford. Werner

                      Bench: very risk move. I sold Bruno with 4 yc + Kane and bought werner + kdb

                      Ty

                    4. mdm
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      Which option is better:

                      A. DCL -> Antonio
                      B. DCL -> Vardy
                      C. DCL, Son -> Antonio, Salah (-4)

                      Thanks

                    5. Jellyfish
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      So Vardy dropped last night and is set to rise again tonight! Astonishing

                      1. Hazz
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 15 days ago

                        Last night he had a negative delta but triple-rise arrows.

                        Funny.

                        FPL Statistics had tweeted mentioning there will be some swings and automatic adjustments as it learns what's going on, so we'll see.

                    6. Nespinha
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      For a - 8, pick one:

                      A) Taylor + Balbuena - - Coufal + Dawson

                      B) Balbuena + Adams - - Cancelo + Brewster

                      C) Balbuena + Adams - - Coufal + Antonio

                      D) don't do - 8