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
    8 months, 14 days ago

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

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

      font trust gundogan game time

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

        *dont

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Does everyone expect 180 mins from Antonio after weeks out?

      1. Finding Timo
        8 months, 14 days ago

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

      2. TMF86
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 14 days ago

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

      3. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 14 days ago

        125

        1. Warby84
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 14 days ago

          I meant 145

      4. Vertigo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 14 days ago

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

    3. n-doggg
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Gundo nailed?

  2. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 14 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
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

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

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

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

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 14 days ago

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

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

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

  3. Lord Flashheart
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 14 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
      8 months, 14 days ago

      I think i would

    2. SharkyT
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Yeh probably

    3. Angelic upstart
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 14 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
        8 months, 14 days ago

        good logic. i will go for it

    4. Rochdale_Cowboy
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Yes

    5. Lord Flashheart
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      cheers all

    6. gogs67
      8 months, 14 days ago

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

  4. Angelic upstart
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Lloris or Johnstone in goal?

    1. Lord Flashheart
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 14 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

  5. Takedog1
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Soucek or Antonio

    1. Pépé Pig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Soucek I'd say. Safer

      1. MrCloppity
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 14 days ago

        Why not both?

    2. Il Capitano
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Soucek

  6. Sarri-ball
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

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

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

  7. Doctor Evil
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 14 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
      8 months, 14 days ago

      no

    2. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Another?

    3. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Never happened

  8. Pépé Pig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 14 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
      8 months, 14 days ago

      b

    2. SharkyT
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      B

    3. osceola31909
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      B

  9. BigKeith
    8 months, 14 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)

  10. Sean
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

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

    1. SharkyT
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Cancelo

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

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

    2. circusmonkey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Stones is cheaper.

  11. BlzE_94
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    TC team gtg?

    Martinez
    Robertson Coufal Targett
    Salah Bruno Son Grealish Soucek
    Vardy Antonio

    Bench: Forster, Lowton, Bamford, Kilman

  12. Bonus magnet
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    A. Rashford + creswell + Dias

    B. Bruno + coufal + stones

    Bruno potential yellow scares me a little

  13. Il Capitano
    8 months, 14 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
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

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

      1. Il Capitano
        8 months, 14 days ago

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

  14. Right In The Stanchion
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 14 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
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Show us your team, mate

      1. Right In The Stanchion
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 14 days ago

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

    2. Angelic upstart
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 14 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
      8 months, 14 days ago

      150 would be good.

    4. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

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

  15. Garfield1001
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 14 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

  16. Captain Warlock
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

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

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 14 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
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 14 days ago

        Probably more chance of playing 2 games too

  17. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

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

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

      heart

    2. SharkyT
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Salah 2 tougher fixtures than KdB IMO

    3. Sarri-ball
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Same problem. If dont freehit

    4. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Palace form incoming

  18. Babit1967
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 14 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

  19. tomasjj
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Need to catch up - capt. Vardy?

    Can he play two games in three days?

    1. SharkyT
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Yeh good diff

    2. Pukki Party
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Yes

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

      thanks!

  20. Messiah Hazard
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Which option on the FH?

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

  21. TheCurseOfRaheem
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 14 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
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Just kane to Vardy.

  22. Andy Mac
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

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

    1. GE
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      N

  23. Sir_Durs8
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Robertson & Son for Stones & KDB for -4?

    Would be captaining KDB over Salah.

    1. GE
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Hmm, yes

  24. GE
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 14 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

  25. Flynny
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Cancelo to start both city games in dgw19?

    Thanks

    1. gogs67
      8 months, 14 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

  26. osceola31909
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 14 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

  27. cruzex
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 14 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

  28. mdm
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Which option is better:

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

    Thanks

  29. Jellyfish
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

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

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 14 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.

  30. Nespinha
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 14 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