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. Ejaaz11
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    1 free transfer.
    should I bring in antonio for bamford or wilson or hold?

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Antonio for Wilson, selling Bamford now is madness.

    2. Bring the Cavalry
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Wilson, bamford is a season keeper for his price

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

    A dcl balbuena to antonio and stones for -4

    Or

    B kane grealish and balbuena to antonio kdb and stones?-8

    Cheers

    1. Thinkering like a Boss
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      A for sure no doubt

  3. JCM14
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Hi folks,

    First time posting and would be good to get your thoughts on the below decision.

    Current team:
    Sanchez
    Dias KWP Dallas Coufal
    Salah Son Fernandes Soucek
    Kane Bamford

    Macey Stephens R Williams Welbeck

    a) Son & KWP -> KDB & Cancelo
    b) Stephens & Kane -> KDB & Antonio

    Cheers folks

    1. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      A for me

    2. Bury94
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Definitely A

    3. iL PiStOlErO
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      A

      1. JCM14
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Cheers all

  4. The 12th Man
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    In draft.
    I have to play Coufal ahead of Wood and Bobby Reid right?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Yes Coufal should do very well this week

      1. The 12th Man
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Great. 11 dgw starters including 5 City.

    2. Vovhund
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      YES!

    3. jomikijiq
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      yes

  5. Catsandhats
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Hi all, I’m already on a -8, I have fabianski which is xomellety missed as being on yellow, news seems really uncertain as to weather he’ll be fit and moyes has said he’ll asses on the day.

    Should I take a -12 and swap him out? If he’s doesn’t play at all then it’s a no brainier really as I’ll get 4 back just from a playing keeper, but -12 seems a lot,

    Any ideas if he’ll play and if I should twist?

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Fabianski is fine and will play.

    2. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Fab has tweeted he’s ready so I think he is 80% safe

  6. Vovhund
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Currrent:

    Johnstone-McCarthy
    TAA-Justin-Coufal-Dallas-Stones
    Son-Salah-Bruno-Soucek-Raphinha
    Kane-Bamford-Wood

    What's the best move?:

    A) Wood to Antonio (for free) - going without KdB
    B) Son+TAA to KdB+Targett (-4)
    C) Son+Kane to KdB+Antonio (-4)
    D) Son+TAA+Wood to KdB+Antonio+Targett (-8)

  7. arndff_
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    -4:
    A) Taylor > Cancelo (442)
    B) Biss > Soucek (352)
    C) Adams > Antonio (343)

    -8 (Bamford benched):
    D) Taylor, Biss > Cancelo, Soucek (451)
    E) Taylor, Adams > Cancelo, Antonio (442)
    F) Biss, Adams > Soucek, Antonio (352)

    -12 + BB (12x 2 + 2x 1 + Forster):
    G) Taylor, Biss, Adams > Stones, Soucek, Antonio

    1. Thinkering like a Boss
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      C for me

  8. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Gosh I can't believe I'm considering the BB still...

    Johnstone Bamford Dallas Davis

    This can't be a good BB right, surely? Davis might even manage to scrap some points this week if Villa are short on fit forwards.

    1. Ejaaz11
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      if you can remove davis for someone with a double then it might be worth it.

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        There's a reason he's 4.3m... I wish I could. 0.0m ITB.

    2. Thinkering like a Boss
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      dont do it

    3. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Meh

    4. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      It’s very dependent on Leeds beating Brighton to nil

    5. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      That could be massive

      All it takes is Big Sam’s advice to finally have kicked in on the training ground for Johnstone to be an absolute superstar GK

      Bamford could easily hattrick

      As could Dallas

      Davis could be the Wildcard hero we never expected

      The more I look at it, the more it looks like possibly the best type of bench boost for this week

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Yeah but it could also be...

        Johnstone 4 points
        Bamford 2 points
        Dallas 1 point
        Davis 1 point

        For a whopping 8.

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 3 days ago

          Pretty sure he was being sarcastic

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            8 months, 3 days ago

            He wasn't. I can see what he's saying. That sort of BB can score surprisingly big points.

      2. FPL.team
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Bamford and Dallas can't easily hattrick. I think this is hope above sense.

    6. jomikijiq
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Can be good if you've already used FH as it's hard to BB26 without it (needed for 29)

      And another big DGW is unlikely

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        I don't think it's hard to build a BB for 26. There's still a lot of weeks to prepare.

        1. jomikijiq
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 3 days ago

          The hard part is that if you will load up on DGWers to BB you won't have a team in BGW29

          so right now I think WC25 with 11 DGWers and 4 for BGW29 is the best with FH used

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            8 months, 3 days ago

            The reason I decided to FH 18 instead of 29 is because there are 3 weeks between 26 and 29 for me to start transforming the team.

            Also, if that's the case, I'd get 4 good SGW players in 26 to BB if I hedge 29 that's not even that much different to this week.

            If Leeds had a double obviously BB would be more appealing but...

    7. Reeker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Having two DGW keepers is for sure making it tempting and Davis is sure making it unappealing.

      Bamford and Dallas are decent BB players. Johnstone is great and Davis is awful

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Davis is awful but he might even scrap a few appearance points. The COVID situation could see him even start if Watkins for instance is out. Ultimate wildcard. He has gotten some minutes so we know he's fit at the very least...

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

          If Watkins can be confirmed out then Bench boost seems very attractive. FPL General has a good bit on it in his podcast on how nice it would be to get the bench boost out of the way so you don't have to put focus on your bench for your second wildcard

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

        Personally I wouldn't unless you had a decent player to swap Davis too but there's nobody in that bracket

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

      I am thinking something similar.I try to understand the possible fixtures in dgw26 along with my wc gw25 and in combination with blank gw29 and i am not sure i will have 3 cheap player(Dallas,Bamford,Raphinha) in dgw26 with such good fixture(Brighton at home) so i am thinking to also use the BB.

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

        Don't know if that makes sense.

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 3 days ago

          It does make sense. But I have a feeling a better opportunity will present itself. And now that I think about it, I don't actually like Lee - Bha as a match-up that much. I reckon Brighton could win.

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            8 months, 3 days ago

            Agree with this. Brighton will turn up and not roll over.

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

            Huge prediction.They played well against ManCity.My thought is that it would be an open game so even Dallas could return some points.

  9. Jared Dunn
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Hi,

    Is Dier to Cancelo worth a -4? I would be playing Bamford if not. (Also already have Dias)

    Thanks 🙂

    1. Dannyb
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Nah, play Bamford.

    2. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Play Bamford instead - possibility of a DGW being back on

  10. Dannyb
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Son Laca and Kane to Antonio Salah and Vardy?

    1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      I’m debating exactly same move mate!! Have the exact money too!!I will if you will!! Haha

  11. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    smith rowe should start v arsenal right ?

    1. Ginkapo FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Has he been sold?

    2. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      that would be against the rules.

    3. Thinkering like a Boss
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      he sold to Newcastle? danggg code red...code red!

    4. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      oops haha newcastle, you knew what i meant 😉

  12. Tonyawesome69
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Who score the most points?

    Dawson and Kane + 8 or Cresswell and Vardy?

    1. Thinkering like a Boss
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Dawson and Kane + 8 for sure

    2. jomikijiq
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      D and K + 8

  13. Kudo Warrior
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    STAYOUTHESPICEZONE, you mentioned a link to a tweet about Bamford and Meslier regarding covid, can you link it, please?

    https://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/2021/01/15/who-are-the-best-fpl-captain-options-for-double-gameweek-19/?hc_page=1&hc_sort_by=comment_date#hc_comment_23209799

  14. konrad.sygula95
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Hi guys
    would you do Son and DCL to Kdb and Antonio on -4?

    Martinez
    Dier/Justin/Cancelo
    Son/Fernandes/Salah/Grealish
    Watkins/DCL/Bamford

    Bench: Forster/KWP/Anguissa/Taylor
    1ft 2.2 itb

    1. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Yes

    2. sergioaguero67
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Surely

    3. Thinkering like a Boss
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Yes!

  15. sergioaguero67
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Would you play a Bench Boost with this bench?

    McCarthy Bamford Rodrigo Dallas

    My playing 11 are all DGW players
    Already on a -4
    Play BB or save
    Please help

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Yes definitely

  16. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Re : Would you BB this to get it out of the way? (Don't have FH left)

    Forster Bamford Holding Rodrigo

    1. jomikijiq
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      no, I think yes if you take a hit for Forster

    2. Ragabolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      No

  17. DIMITRIS
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Play one:
    A) Reguilon
    B) Che Adams

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      A

      1. DIMITRIS
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Thanks

    2. Punty McPuntface
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      A

      1. DIMITRIS
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Thanks

    3. Thinkering like a Boss
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      A

      1. DIMITRIS
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Cheers

  18. AdamJ91
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Martinez - Ramsdale
    Cancelo - Dias - Dier - Holding - Coufal
    KDB - Son - Bruno - Raphinha - Anguissa
    Kane - Laca - Bamford

    Considering doing Dier, Lacazette & Anguissa > Antonio, Soucek & El Ghazi? (-8) then using my BB.

    Someone talk me out of it.

  19. Charlie&TheLads
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Mendy, Saka, Mitchell, Dallas

    Bench boost?
    If Leeds v Southampton is back on before deadline, its an obvious yes.
    Martinez in goal.

    1. Luton_Fan
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Yep

  20. Hazardous1983
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    This teams a.mess
    Help

    Mcarthy
    Dias zouma coufal
    Kdb salah bruno soucek
    Watkins bamford kane

    Steer dallas mitchell podence

    0 ft. No fh. 0 in bank

  21. Jdpz
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Wood to Antonio for a hit?

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      I would

    2. Thinkering like a Boss
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      yes

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

      I wood

    4. Kudo Warrior
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      What you're asking is:

      Wood: 2 + 2 = 4 + any attacking returns
      Antonio: 2 + 2 -4 = 0 + any attacking returns

      If you think Antonio will get at least 4 more points than Wood then it's obviously worth it.

  22. Oliver Tockman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Defenders: Holding, Justin, Walker-Peters, Dallas, Coufal

    A) get Stones into team (replace who?)
    B) keep as is

    1. JCM14
      8 months, 3 days ago

      KWP

  23. Please Answer Me
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    A) Watkins and Son
    B) Vardy and Saka (-4)

    1. Punty McPuntface
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      A

  24. Rhodes your boat
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    A) kwp to coufal
    B) Kane to vardy
    C) yedlin to Dawson

  25. Punty McPuntface
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Which one excites more?

    A Son to salah
    B Zaha to Rashford

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

      Why would you do A?

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

        Misread. A.

        1. Rhodes your boat
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 3 days ago

          Me too lol A

          1. Punty McPuntface
            • 5 Years
            8 months, 3 days ago

            Cheers!

        2. Punty McPuntface
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 3 days ago

          Thanks!

    2. Rhodes your boat
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      I’d rather do B

  26. dark91
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Martinez

    Justin Dallas Bellerin Zouma Mitchell

    Salah Kdb Bruno Son Soucek

    Wilson Bamfod Adams

    My plan is

    Bellerin+Adams -> Creswell+Antonio (-4)

    Any better moves you can suggest?

    1. dark91
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Another idea is
      Bellerin+Bamford -> Cancelo+Antonio (-4)

  27. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    smith rowe should start v NEWCASTLE right ? thanks 🙂

    1. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Didn't he move to Newcastle recently? 😛

      Yes I think he starts again.

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        haha cheers 🙂

  28. The Frenchie
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Who is TC De Bruyne and why or why not? 🙂

    1. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      I'm not for many reasons.

      Mostly because I don't own him.

  29. Kante Touch This
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Is Taylor likely to be out this DGW?

    1. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      I think he plays the 2nd game. Not up to premier league fitness as dyche likes to say.

  30. Jdpz
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Will Antonio play? How many minutes?

    1. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      146