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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2,658 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Congressman
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Hi everyone,

    Do you think it's worth doing Robertson and Son out for Stones and KDB for a 4 point hit?

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

      When you write it down like that, no

      Although I just did that exact move, haha

    2. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Are you planning on captaining KDB? If yes, then I think you profit.

    3. 4Rsenal_1886
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Defo not

    4. Dash4
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 14 days ago

      I’ve kept Robbo...keep telling myself I could do so much with the money but still stay strong.

    5. Greasy Grealish Gang
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      So odd, my exact plan but for next week. I'd say one week to early when it comes to pulling that trigger brother.

    6. Il Capitano
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Torn on this move, know i'm going to regret selling Robertson

    7. Congressman
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Thanks, all, for your feedback.

  2. thepancakeman123
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Already on a -4 this week on a bench boost team. Is it worth going from Bellerin to Stones for -8?

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

      Yeah

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

    Would you bench boost this

    Johnston, kwp, raphinia, bamford

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Many will face this question. It's a nice bench. I'd consider it.

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

      Yes

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

      I think it’s pretty decent..

      What about
      Martinez** Bamford Smith-Rowe Yedlin**

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

        Hmm

        Smith Rowe might not even play.

        If you have fh stil then no. If you have used fh already then do it

  4. iL PiStOlErO
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Meslier
    Cancelo Justin Coufal
    Salah Bruno Son Soucek
    Kane DCL Bamford

    McCarthy Dallas Lowton Romeu

    O.2 itb

    Was all set on BB but now choose one:

    A) DCL to Antonio
    B) Son + DCL to KdB(C) + Fabio Silva for -4
    C) Son + DCL to KdB(C) + Brewster for -4 and play Lowton instead Brewster

    Cheers.

  5. Cech's Magic Hat
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Which scores most this week?

    A. Stones (-4)
    B. Antonio (-4)
    C. Adams

    1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      A

    2. Dash4
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 14 days ago

      I hope B ...but probably A

  6. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Any new on R James? Think he'll start them both?

    1. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Hope so, but it's hope more than optimism.

      1. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 12 Years
        8 months, 14 days ago

        Well, hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.

        Right, I'm playing him. Done for the night, I think. Good luck RD. Everyone else too. 😀

        1. Rasping Drive
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          8 months, 14 days ago

          You too, mate.

  7. iveseenitall
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    A) kane, neto > antonio, sterling -4

    B) kane, neto, dier > antonio, kdb, def under 4.8 -8

    1. cuppatea78
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      B with Coufal as the final defender might be worth it

      1. iveseenitall
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 14 days ago

        Thing is that would mean benching a dgw player which made me think twice

  8. balint84
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Lowton to Dawson for -4?

  9. cuppatea78
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    who to buy?

    A) Cancelo
    B) Dias

    1. The Pesci challenge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      B

    2. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Dias

    3. Rider on the Storm
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      B is sure starter

  10. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Only thing stopping me from TCing Bruno is fear of the YC

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

      Liverpool will dominate from 1st whistle a bit like the spurs game..

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

        Didnt Spurs have higher xg?

    2. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      That fear will puts lots of people off, so you could really profit if you think it's worth the gamble.

  11. Fit_to_drop
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Any update on Fabianski? In my sons team. Not sure whether to hold or sell. Cheers.

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

    Am I drunk enough to do Kane, Son, Button -> Watkins, De Bruyne, Martinez for -12? Would BB with Johnstone, Dallas, Alioski, Bamford

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

      No

      1. Belli2007
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 14 days ago

        I would need to be unconscious and someone else having taken over my team for that!

        Brighton will likely score against Leeds and your BB barely breaks even with your hit.

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

          Hmm, I guess my tolerance of alcohol is not what it used to be few years back. This only needed 2 glasses of wine..

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

      I hope you're not so drunk as to do that.

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

      Drink more!

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

        Actually don't!!!

    4. Dash4
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Please post again at 10:30 tomorrow

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

    Play Taylor or Holding?

    1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Holding

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

    Would u bb with Mendy, Dallas, Raphinha, Bamford and Fabianski*?

    Cheers!

    1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Yeah

      1. Patron
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 14 days ago

        Thanks

    2. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      You have 5 on the bench?

      1. Patron
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 14 days ago

        Its just a note on Fabianski (inj obviously)

  15. Manani
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    play Adams or Holding?

    1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Holding

  16. Spin The Wheel
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Watkins or Wilson?

    1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Watkins

    2. Neves say Neves
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Watkins for sure

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

      Watkins - better team.

    4. El Lobito 10
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Watson

    5. Spin The Wheel
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Thanks all

  17. Fergiesarmy
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Dawson or Coufal in for Balbuena?

    1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Coufal

  18. What Else
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Evening gents! 9/11 DGW.

    Meslier
    Coufal*, Dias*, Chillwell*
    KDB*, Salah*, Bruno*, Grealish*, Soucek*
    Antonio*, Bamford

    (Ryan, Dier, Adams, Walker-Peters)

    Would you BB this lot?

    1. El Lobito 10
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Good. No Spurs or Arsenal though

  19. VIVA_RONALDO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Kane to Vardy for a -4?

    1. WrightnBright
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      reckon Kane will bag 8-10 pts so will Vardy net you 14 its? close call

  20. WrightnBright
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Think I'm going with this for a -12 BB, slight differential with double LIV mid & KDB?

    Yes the bench isn't strong but simply using it to hopefully pay off the hits and use as a mini wildcard, can't wait to be rid of it tbh!

    Kane,KWP,DCL,Romeu to Brewster,Stones,Antonio,KDB

    Martinez
    Stones Justin Coufal Cresswell
    Salah Mane KDB (C) Bruno Soucek
    Antonio

    Button Bamford Dallas Brewster

    1. Dash4
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 14 days ago

      So you’re inflicting -12 for Bamford and Dallas and using your BB. Doesn’t feel right to me.

  21. geoffrolph
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    My current team:

    Martínez
    Cancelo, Coufal, Dias, Wan-Bissaka
    Fernando's, De Bruyne, Soucek, Son
    Wilson, Kane

    Bench: Leno, Bamford, Saka, Dallas

    Squad value:
    £104.4
    In the bank:
    £1.00

    1 ft, wanted to take a hit - 8, maybe even a - 12 if it gets my a BB team. Tried to fit in Vardy, Salah, Antonio but I can't seem to make of work. Any ideas?

    Thanks

  22. El Lobito 10
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    KdB:
    A. Triple captain
    B. Regular captain

    1. Rider on the Storm
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Tc

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

      B

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

      B, exhausted

    4. El Lobito 10
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Cheers all. Pep might be BSing saying KdB wrecked

  23. Rider on the Storm
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Hi would you take a hit for a 4.6 defender?

    1. El Lobito 10
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Depends who out and who in

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

    With 3 blanks in a row is Salah C enough or should I take a chance with TC.
    300K atm

  25. Gentlemens club
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    -8 and BB this?

    Martinez Mendy
    Robbo Coufal Stones Justin Dallas
    Salah Rash Bruno Soucek Son
    Antonio Watkins Bamford

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

      Yeah I would BB this

      1. Belli2007
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 14 days ago

        Yes. Good BB team that

    2. Gentlemens club
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      Cheers guys!

  26. davewg59
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Bench boost guys?
    Areola, Wilson, Dallas, Bednarek??

  27. Ibralicious
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Pick a move for my BB team:

    A) Adams + Bowen + Bednarek -> Antonio + Gundogan + Stones (-8) (hope C. Taylor plays)
    B) Adams + C. Taylor + Bednarek -> Antonio + Lowton + Holding (-8)
    C) Adams + Bednarek -> Antonio + Holding (-4) (hope C. Taylor plays)

    Cheers!

  28. Winners900
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Looks like I'm going without KDB.

    Not sure

    A) Keep Mane
    B) KDB for a hit

    Thougths? Will cap Salah if no KDB. If I get KDB I would have capped him

    1. Neves say Neves
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 14 days ago

      B for me

      1. Belli2007
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 14 days ago

        Would prefer KDB and Salah to Mane and Salah

  29. Neves say Neves
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    A) McCarthy > Areola -4
    B) McCarthy + Salah > Martinez + KDB -8

  30. cuppatea78
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 14 days ago

    Is this worth doing?

    Salah, Dallas, Konsa > KDB, Coufal, Dias -8