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. jackoasean
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    I see a lot of people going in big with city players for the double game week, anyone else avoided for the simple fact pep loves to rotate, especially during mid week fixtures.

    1. KAALI_DAAL
        1 month, 12 days ago

        No. I'm a casual.

        1. doher.ty
            1 month, 12 days ago

            This

        2. JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          He doesn’t rotate KDB and Dias. Also other managers rotate too

          1. rnrd
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Kdb giving his penalty to gundogan because he feels too knackered to take it raise some
            Serious issues for me on bith fatigue and leadership

            1. Luton_Fan
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              He gave it to sterling

              1. rnrd
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                Images shows he gave it to gundogan who gave it to Raheem

            2. Shultan
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              What i said on last page but getting a lot of criticism

        3. ivantys
            1 month, 12 days ago

            You buy those Foden/Gundo/Mahrez/Bernardo at your own risk.

          • Here Comes The Son ★
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Stones, Dias, Kevin baby

          • Rochdale_Cowboy
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            City and West ham are going to disappoint a lot of people this week.

            1. Brehmeren
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Were you not the one that "predicted" a KdB and Cancelo benching this gameweek?

              1. Rochdale_Cowboy
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                I can see them both being rested against palace

              2. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                He's bound to get one right.

                1. Rochdale_Cowboy
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  I'm on nodding terms with City's chief Ball boy.

              3. jackoasean
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                No I had both in? I’ve just decided for the double game week to not load up on city players due to rotation

          • Shultan
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Yeah im fully expecting a FFS meltdown when CP team sheet comes out

            1. Shultan
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              *verus CP

          • Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Nah. For them in last week anyway.

        4. rnrd
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          I think it’s time to apply the lessons learnt over the weeks and years:
          - never trust Pep
          - play it safe. Capitalize on players who are fit. People selecting Villa players should keep it mind players who struggles with covid for a long time exist: ASM / Lascelles
          - play it secure with the armband and ask yourself who check the boxes: nailed, double GW, covid immune

          All signs point to Salah (C) imo.

          One could argue he might not have the pens with Milner on the pitch but this also applies to KDB. No-one knows if he will take the next one.
          KDB is class but you’re never safe from rest/rotation and different positioning during the game. He can play 9 and the next game 6.
          You know what you get with salah. No surprises

          1. YuvalFPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Ultimately, one is a forward and one isn't. The issue is I see City outscoring Liverpool by at least a couple over this gameweek and Salah hasn't looked his best for a while. Just devils advocate, I have no idea who I'm picking yet.

          2. Charlie&TheLads
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Uff. Dont know if I would share your confidence against Man Utd and Burnley.
            Average goals against each is around 1 goal per game this season.
            Liverpool goal scoring tends to fluctuate between Mane and Salah.
            Statistically doesnt give you much of a return.

        5. SHOWSTOPPERRR
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          A) son robbo lamptey to kdb stones coufal -8
          B) kane son robbo lamptey to vardy kdb cancelo coufal -12
          C) Kane son robbo to vardy kdb cancelo -8

        6. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 12 days ago

          KDB (C)

          1. Sid1891
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Me too

          2. TheDragon
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Convince me please!

            I want to triple captain him

            1. La Roja
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Sounds like you’re already convinced tbh

              1. TheDragon
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                But is it foolishness

            2. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 12 days ago

              I have the option to TC and I will not so... can't help you here

          3. Jellyfish
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            TC

          4. Rochdale_Cowboy
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Prediction of 6 pts

            1. unclesbasement
                1 month, 12 days ago

                nah its just what you want to happen

                1. Rochdale_Cowboy
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  No I want 0pts to happen my prediction is based on a complex algorithm, and insider information.

                  1. unclesbasement
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      ah yes im going to trust a "complex" algorithm and joe from down pub

                      1. Rochdale_Cowboy
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 12 days ago

                        It's a fool proof system, I regularly finish inside the top 1 million year on year

                        1. unclesbasement
                            1 month, 12 days ago

                            Thats nothing to brag about if you have inside source and a complex algorithm mate..

              • Steve The Spud
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 12 days ago

                On my phone all the comments on people’s messages have disappeared unless I click the 3 little dots, anyone know how to turn them back on?

                1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  There will be an option below post comments show replies tick that..

                  1. Steve The Spud
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Yes! Fixed! Thank you! What a horrible few hours that was I thought the community and stopped helping each other.....

                    1. Rochdale_Cowboy
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      Thought you'd been rested

              • Dele
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                How long until rumours start circulating?

                1. Pukki Party
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Who said rumours will start circulating? Source?

                  1. Syd.
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    The Mill

                2. NateDogsCats
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    KDB benched, Salah got covid again, Bruno's leg fell off, my mate said

                  • Charlie&TheLads
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Yes the Leeds vs Southampton game is likely to go ahead.

                3. Pukki Party
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Adams to Watkins -4 or too risky as we don't know who's isolating?

                4. Sid1891
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Bottom on last article

                  Would you BB
                  Leno Saka Fabio S Bamford
                  Remaining 11 players have DGW

                  Cheers

                5. RAFA THE GAFFA
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Wow, double bottomed!! When’s the deadline?

                  1. Miguel Sanchez
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    11:00 GMT tomorrow

                6. RAFA THE GAFFA
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  3rd and last try. -4 team, G2G or not? 10 DGW players*. Thinking of saving the BB if so.

                  Johnstone*
                  Robbo*, Dias*, Lowton*, Coufal*
                  Salah*(v), Bruno*, Soucek*, KDB*(C)
                  Antonio*, Bamford
                  (McCarthy, Dallas, Adams, DCL!)

                  1. TheDragon
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Yes great team - good to go , don’t bench boost

                    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      Cheers mate

                  2. Miguel Sanchez
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Gtg and save the BB

                    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      Thank you MS. Hope you are all set 🙂

                      1. Miguel Sanchez
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 12 days ago

                        Yup TC on KDB and 10/11 DGWers

                        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 12 days ago

                          Nice. Enjoy mate

                  3. Yes Ndidi
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    I would expect Dallas to do better at home to Brighton than Lowton away at WH and Liverpool.

                    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      Yes, I’m considering this also. But others don’t agree

                      1. Yes Ndidi
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 12 days ago

                        It's not going to make or break your season either way to be honest.

                  4. Rochdale_Cowboy
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    I'd play dallas and Cpt salah

                7. Mind över Mata
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Evening gents, best option here:

                  A) TC Salah or KDB

                  B) BB with 4.0; Bamford, Rodrigo, Dallas

                  I’ve still got my WC

                  1. Pukki Party
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    A Salah

                    1. Mind över Mata
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      Cheers PP

                  2. Rochdale_Cowboy
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    A

                8. Danstoke82
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Adams, Son, Robbo > Antonio, KDB(TC), James -8?

                  Can only afford Son > KDB if I downgrade Robbo > 5.3DEF

                  Yay or nay?

                9. Atimis
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  GTG?
                  Anything for a hit?

                  0.0ITB

                  Martinez
                  Justin/Cancelo/Robo/Coufal
                  Soucek/Bruno/KDB(c)/Salah
                  Vardy/Bamford

                  Martin/Dallas/Adams/Stephens

                10. afsr
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Son to Ziyech for a -8 (I'm already on a -4)?

                  1. D ✅
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Yes

                  2. Royal5
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Lol no

                11. Pukki Party
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Steve tick the show replies button above comments section

                12. FPL ElasticO
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Who should you TC?

                  A. KDB
                  B. Salah

                  1. D ✅
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    B

                  2. mojoindojo
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    A

                  3. Traction Engine Foot
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    A

                  4. Jellyfish
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    A

                13. Shatner's Bassoon
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Common query I expect...

                  Son > Rashford for a hit
                  No chip
                  Y/N?

                  1. TopCopy
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    I have

                14. Luton_Fan
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Do we think craig dawson will play both games in gw19?

                15. SuperDan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Yay or nay?

                  Raphinha > Soucek (-4)

                  1. mojoindojo
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Yes

                  2. D ✅
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Leeds double gw going ahead?

                    1. Rupert The Horse
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      No

                  3. Rupert The Horse
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Yay

                16. mojoindojo
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  A Mount
                  B Barnes
                  C Else for 6.9 max

                17. cuppatea78
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Not sure if I should use my wild card or not. Any feedback on these two teams would be much appreciated:

                  Wildcard team

                  McCarthy
                  Stones Coufal Justin Mitchell
                  Son KDB Bruno Salah
                  Kane Bamford

                  Subs: Forster, Struijk, Brewster,  Burke

                  Original Team

                  McCarthy
                  Stones Dallas Justin Konsa
                  Son Grealish Bruno Salah
                  Kane Bamford

                  Subs: Steer, Mitchell, Mendy, DCL

                  With my original team I could take a 8 point hit to get KDB in the team and triple captain him.

                  Any feedback or suggestions please. Playing desperate catch up in my mini league

                  1. Shultan
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Your basically WC for KDB & coufal, so in my opinion not worth it!
                    I'd rather have Salah than KDB this week as I can see KDB getting rested & Salah starts both

                18. jason_ni
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Steve the spud
                  Click on show replies at the top of the chat.

                19. Pointless
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Is it better to get Cresswell or Coufal? (1FT, to replace Tierney)

                  1. Traction Engine Foot
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Cresswell

                  2. royals forever
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Coufal

                  3. cuppatea78
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Coufal for me

                    1. hullcityfan
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      Creswell for set pieces

                  4. ste2510
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Cresswell and Captain him

                20. FPL ElasticO
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Is it worth taking -4 for GK transfer?

                  McCarthy >> Johnstone / Martinez

                  1. Danstoke82
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    If your planning to use BB then yes

                  2. Black Knights
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Not if McCarthy has his double again.

                  3. KAALI_DAAL
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      Yes Johnstone

                  4. Ha.
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    A. Son and DCL > Salah and 6.0m (-4)
                    B. DCL > Antonio
                    C. Dier, Son, DCL > Mitchell, Salah, Antonio (-8)

                  5. jbenny1107
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Would you go Coufal or Stones if you have Cancelo?

                    1. royals forever
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      Coufal

                  6. Fit of Pique
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Son and Kane

                    To

                    Salah and Vardy (-4)

                    Yay or Nay?

                    1. jbenny1107
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      Yay

                      1. Fit of Pique
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 12 days ago

                        Thanks

                  7. Werner Bremen
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Kane and Bissouma to
                    KDB and Brewster? (-8)

                    1. jason_ni
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      Not for me unless you are capping kdb.

                  8. Wag the Drog
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    FH GK under 5.5?
                    a) Kasper (SOU, CHE)
                    b) Martinez (mci, NEW)
                    c) de Gea (liv, ful)
                    d) other

                    already maxed out on west ham

                  9. tissae
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Martinez
                    Cresswell Dias Bednarek
                    Grealish Salah(C) Bruno Son
                    Antonio Bamford Kane

                    Steer Dallas Mitchell Bissouma

                    Would try to get KDB, if so - how would you do it? 0FT, 1.5 ITB

                    1. Steve The Spud
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      Not sure if it’s possible

                      Cresswell to James or zouma then son to Kev?