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. For Fuchs Sake
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    What is the maximum point hit you are ding this GW?

    Also, will you be WCing after this week?

    1. OLLY G
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Any time you are losing a SGW player do a player who will definitely play both games of a DGW, then l think you can justify the hit. Unless it's a defender who doesn't have stellar fixtures.

      I'm not WCing next GW.

  2. fakelund
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Struggling with who to bench...

    Start:
    a) Neto
    b) Konsa
    c) Dallas

    Martinez
    Cancelo, Dias, Coufal
    Grealish, Salah, KDB(c), Bruno, Neto*
    Antonio, Bamford

    (4.0, Konsa, Dallas, Brewster)

    1. NateDog
      8 months, 9 days ago

      I'd play Dallas, Neto is a doubt so might only make a cameo while it's hard to know what shape Villa will be in or if Konsa will be available

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

      Thought that was your bench!

    3. Greasy Grealish Gang
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      "Adama Traore (hamstring) will be assessed along with Pedro Neto after he suffered an injury in Tuesday's defeat to Everton." ~Skysports.

      I'd start him if he plays but you might want to keep an eye on him.

  3. abcdef3
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Bellerin to Stones for a -4?

    1. Sarri-ball
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      I have both but feel could make the 4 points up this week and stones prob better going forward so id say yes

    2. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Yes

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

    Good or bad moves?

    Robbo & Dallas > Dias & Chilwell?

    Salah C, no KDB?

    Johnson,
    Zouma, Robbo, Stones,
    Bruno, Son, Grealish, Salah
    Kane, Bamford, Watkins

    Martinez, Soucek, Coufal, Dallas

  5. Iceball
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Mendy Coufal Bamford Brewster worth a BB?
    1 hit taken to upgrade Steer to Mendy.

  6. DGW19 Fixtures and clean sheet odds
    G-Whizz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    DGW19 fixture odds can be found here:
    http://prntscr.com/wooa4i
    http://prntscr.com/wooe19
    Aston Villa 4/5
    Draw 14/5
    Newcastle 9/2
    (Provided by Betbrain)

    BGW18 clean sheet results:
    MCI: 53% ✅
    TOT: 46% ❌
    MNU: 45% ✅
    ARS: 44% ✅
    SHU: 37% ✅
    WOL: 35% ❌
    NEW: 31% ❌
    EVE: 30% ❌
    CRY: 17% ✅
    BUR: 15% ❌
    FUL: 13% ❌
    BHA: 10% ❌
    AVL: -
    CHE: -
    LEE: -
    LEI: -
    LIV: -
    SOU: -
    WBA: -
    WHU: -

    DGW19 clean sheet odds:
    MCI: 57%
    ARS: 48%
    TOT: 45%
    CHE: 43%
    WHU: 42%
    LEI: 38%
    WOL: 35%
    LIV: 31%
    LEE: 27%
    BUR: 23%
    SOU: 21%
    WBA: 21%
    BHA: 20%
    MNU: 20%
    SHU: 20%
    FUL: 17%
    NEW: 15%
    AVL: 10%
    CRY: 9%
    EVE: -

    Part II
    LIV: 55%
    MCI: 49%
    WHU: 43%
    AVL: 39.9%*
    MNU: 39%
    CHE: 29%
    LEI: 24%
    WBA: 21%
    FUL: 15%
    NEW: 11.9*
    BUR: 9%

    Total Combined %
    MCI: 106%
    LIV: 86%
    WHU: 85%
    CHE: 72%
    LEI: 62%
    MNU: 59%
    AVL: 49.9%*
    ARS: 48%
    TOT: 45%
    WBA: 42%
    WOL: 35%
    BUR: 32%
    FUL: 32%
    LEE: 27%
    NEW: 26.9%*
    SOU: 21%
    BHA: 20%
    SHU: 20%
    CRY: 9%
    EVE: -
    (Provided by Betbrain)
    (*Provided by FPL Review.com)

    Clean sheet totals:
    Aston Villa: 8
    Manchester City: 8
    Southampton: 8
    Arsenal: 6
    Burnley: 6
    Chelsea: 6
    Leeds: 6
    Tottenham: 6
    West Ham: 6
    Leicester City: 5
    Liverpool: 5
    Manchester Utd: 5
    Everton: 4
    Wolves: 4
    Brighton: 3
    Crystal Palace: 3
    Fulham: 3
    Newcastle: 3
    West Bromwich: 2
    Sheffield United: 1

    Whether you're Triple Captaining or Bench Boosting or even those not even playing a chip, have a great DGW and let's see some ton ups!!!

    G

    1. AzzaroMax99
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Thx. Cheers!

      1. G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 9 days ago

        You're welcome! Hope it helps 🙂

    2. toerag
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      nice one, was just going looking for che v lei odds 😆

      1. G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 9 days ago

        At your service! 😀

    3. wulfrunian
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      cheers

      1. G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 9 days ago

        Always a pleasure mate 🙂

        1. Werkself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          8 months, 8 days ago

          I always check for this weekly comment. Thanks.

          1. G-Whizz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 4 Years
            8 months, 8 days ago

            Thanks!

            Hopefully you find it useful and it helps you out...

    4. Cruyff's Eleven
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 8 days ago

      106‰ chance of a clean sheet!

      Triple defence needed.

      1. G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 8 days ago

        Not sure you've applied the maths correctly there but I hear yah!!! 😆

        I know someone who's done the exactly that too...

        1. Cruyff's Eleven
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 8 days ago

          Thanks for the hard work mate!

          1. G-Whizz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 4 Years
            8 months, 8 days ago

            Thanks mate, at least 2 people appreciated my work 🙂

      2. G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 6 days ago

        Please tell me you went with John Stones...

  7. Ibralicious
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    A) Adams + Bowen + Bednarek (only playing 1 against LEI) -> Antonio + Gundogan + Stones

    or

    B) Adams + Bowen + C. Taylor (might miss both games) -> Antonio + Gundogan + Stones

    Cheers!

  8. Pall Mall
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Jesus or Antonio for DGW?

    1. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Antonio

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

        Both

  9. The Dark Lord
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Is there any truth that Leeds Southampton still might be added on in DGW19?
    I saw some news earlier, but I'm not sure what to think of it.

    Good luck guys 🙂

    1. FPL.team
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Seems not after the original tweeter now says it's not happening https://twitter.com/FPLgeezer/status/1350171860252696577

      1. The Dark Lord
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 9 days ago

        Thanks for the info

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

    Repost as bottomed on previous page.

    Is this worth doing?

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

    1. ExpressoMySonny
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Don’t think it’s worth the -8

    2. Macca71
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Don’t mind the Dallas, Konsa swap for -4 tho

  11. OldSchool
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Bench: Bamford, Saka, Dallas, Forster
    Worth bench boost???

    1. What Else
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Absolutely

      ... not

    2. Dannyb
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Of course not

  12. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Wood&Chilwell-->Antonio&Cancelo (-4)

  13. geoffrolph
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    RP*

    Hi all, My current team:

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

    Bench: Leno, Bamford, Saka, Dallas. In the bank: £1.00

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

    Thanks

  14. OneDennisBergkamp
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    would you do Dallas > Dias for -4?

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

      What are you waiting for?

      1. OneDennisBergkamp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 9 days ago

        would be triple city defence haha

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

          Yikes

        2. Sarri-ball
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 9 days ago

          Not for me city are solid but means no attacking players from city

    2. Eastman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Defo

  15. Eastman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Bench: Steer Shaw Bamford Mitchell

    Bench boost??

    1. Macca71
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Not for me. Sore one with Bamford on bench but Mitchell away to City, and Shaw at Anfield...likely clean sheets for either?

  16. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Who will score more over the DGW...

    1. Grealish

    2. Foden

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

      2

    2. Greasy Grealish Gang
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      1

  17. YurtyAhern
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Is a BB for a 8 point hit worth it with 3 Villa players? Option c) would give me 13 DGW.

    McCarthy (Steele)
    James, Justin, Coufal (Targett, Taylor)
    Grealish, Salah, Bruno, KDB, Soucek
    Bamford, Watkins (DCL)

    a) DCL to Antonio (bench Bamford) *No BB
    b) DCL/Taylor to Antonio/Stones (-4) (bench Bamford/James) *No BB
    c) DCL/Taylor/Steele to Antonio/Stones/Johnstone (-8) *Use BB

  18. MrCloppity
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Have wildcard as my team is really bad and falling too far behind. Is this gtg?

    Martinez
    Stones AWB Cresswell
    Bruno, KDB, Salah, Grealish, Soucek
    Antonio, Jesus

    Areole, Mitchell, struijk, Brewster
    2.0 mil in bank to move to kane after DGW

    Thoughts please

    1. RichRover
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Not sure about Jesus, could be Gold. The rest is nice.

  19. RichRover
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Who would you play this week?
    Wilson, or Tagett?
    My worry with Tagett is that he is on 4 yellows.

  20. pakornk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Help. Justin, Reece James or Stones?

    1. ExpressoMySonny
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Stones

    2. RichRover
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Stones

    3. snow pea in repose
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 9 days ago

      If you already have an MCI defender, I would go Justin...

  21. Old Bull
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Not sold on a City defence. I can see Villa grabbing a goal.

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

      You can see that? Crystal ball? Covid Villa are a question mark, watch Grealish miss out

      1. OneDennisBergkamp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 9 days ago

        Grealish is one of those players you can never rule out getting points in any game

  22. Albrightondknight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Son and Watkins to
    Salah and Antonio for -4 ?
    Gets 10 dgwers and Bamford out

    1. Woyofthewovers66
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      DGW transfer dilemma:

      Kane & Dallas > Vardy & Cresswell (-8) ???

      Worth it yes or no?? First response to reach 3 is what I will go with

      1. Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 9 days ago

        I wouldn’t

        1. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 9 days ago

          Don’t think I would for free not for -4 and no way for -8

          1. Woyofthewovers66
            • 2 Years
            8 months, 9 days ago

            Thanks. Did Kane > vardy only, I quite like that move for a few weeks (I have son).

            I have 11 DGWers (2 of which are keepers) and have son, Dallas, bamford and smith-Rowe as single GWers - bench boosting this week as I like the fixtures for those 4, and it is a strong playing bench. Can then start to focus on removing a little bit of dosh from my bench over the coming weeks (downgrade Callum Wilson, downgrade pope to Johnstone/areola as sub and maybe upgrade son to Salah

            1. Albrightondknight
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              8 months, 9 days ago

              Cool. GL with the bb

  23. nadman89
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    how scary is it to go without a city defender or kdb

    1. Fantabulous KdB
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      If you don't like points
      Bringing them for a hit is a no brainer when you see next 5 fixtures

  24. Fit_to_drop
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Would you do Neto (with a knock) at home to West Brom >> Double GWer Soucek for a -4.

    Worth it?

  25. Fantabulous KdB
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Is this bench worthy of a BB?
    Taylor has DGW but may just play 1

    McCarthy TAYLOR Bamford Dallas

  26. Garfield1001
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 9 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!

  27. Winners900
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Which combo do you like best?

    A) Foden(Adams on bench)
    B) Antonio(Rafinha on bench)

    Cheers!

  28. Mr_Barbs
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Is this worth a -8?

    Robbo, C.Jones, F.Silva > Stones, Gundogan, Antonio

    Johnstone
    Stones, Cancelo, Coufal
    Salah, Gundogan, Bruno, Son, Soucek
    Kane, Antonio

    McCarthy, Dallas, Bamford, Lowton

  29. Henryyy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    Good to go lads?

    Martinez
    Robbo Coufal Dallas
    KDB Grealish Son Bruno Salah
    Antonio Bamford

    4m - Holding Mitchell Brewster

    1. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Looks good. Who's your cap?

  30. Scots Gooner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 9 days ago

    For those settled on BB, let's compare squads.

    Number of DGWers: 12

    Martinez / Johnstone
    Cancelo / Stones / Coufal / Dallas / Holding
    KDB (c) / Salah / Bruno / Grealish / Soucek
    Vardy / Antonio / Bamford

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

      McCarthy for Johnstone
      Cress for Coufal
      Robbo for Holding
      Watkins for Vardy

    2. Natt89
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 9 days ago

      Mendy Leno
      Robertson creswell chilwell Dias wan-bissaka
      Bruno KDB saka gundogen
      Rashford
      Bamford Wilson antonio