Captain Sensible

Who is the best FPL captain for Double Gameweek 26?

Considering the large number of fixtures in Double Gameweek 26, Fantasy Premier League managers have a wealth of choice for their latest captaincy decision.

But with so many players offering decent potential across their two matches, finding the right recipient for the armband could prove a challenge.

That’s where the Captain Sensible article comes in, using the statistical form of  the key candidates against the most recent defensive showings of their upcoming opponents.

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CAPTAIN POLL

Harry Kane (£11.1m) leads the Double Gameweek 26 Captain Poll with over 30.0% votes from our users. The Tottenham Hotspur striker faces two bottom-six sides in Burnley and Fulham but he has only scored once in his previous four Premier League appearances.

Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes (£11.6m) comes second this week, with 15.5% of total votes, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men are set to play Chelsea and Crystal Palace.

İlkay Gündoğan (£6.1m) occupies the third place in the poll. However, it will be interesting to see how the results change by Friday evening, as the German international played 90 minutes in Manchester City’s Champions League match midweek.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin
(£7.7m) and Raheem Sterling (£11.6m) sit in fourth and fifth, respectively, while Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) just misses out on this week’s top five.

KEY TEAMS

Everton

  • v West Bromwich Albion (away)
  • v Southampton (home)

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2,543 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Fantabulous KdB
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Decision, decision!
    What would you do if you have 10 DGW players (except Kane) but you are chasing and can't get ahead without picking some differentials (like Kane, KdB)?
    Play WC and pursue chance to chase 100 points or play safe and make move later?

    Anyone who doesn't play WC now is unlikely to play until GW30 so this is the time to catch if you are brave enough

    Thoughts?

    1. Fantabulous KdB
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      And first time top of the page, maybe that's a sign !

    2. Joey Barton and Friends
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Or hold as you probably have 10 DGW players and use the WC after 30 for the fixture swing

      1. Fantabulous KdB
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 25 days ago

        But rivals would be doing the same and it's hard to catch up

  2. Craicer
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    A. Sterling & Bamford
    B. Gundo & Kane (-4)

    1. Fantabulous KdB
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      B

  3. michaelington
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Debating DCL or Kane all week.

    But, that’s gotta be, thats gotta be Kane!

    I’ll just get DCL for his double.

    1. Super Jack Grealish
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Kane

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Form fairly even - fixtures crystal clear

      1. Sloane426
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 25 days ago

        Pens. Bonus magnet. Better team.

  4. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    am doing bamford to kane

    any chances of harrison dropping or barnes rising tonight? doesnt look likely but have been caught before 🙂

    thanks

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Doubtful

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 7 Years
        6 months, 25 days ago

        thanks rupert 🙂

  5. Man Chest Hair United
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Best option for bench boost goalkeeper. Only have 5.3 to spend

    A Pickford
    B Areola
    C De gea

    1. Pad Randa (The OG)
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      After much soul-searching, I went Pickford (dropped Pope for him to be able to afford to get Vardy in for Ings). Am likely to regret it immediately, but hey, got to be a bit contrarian.

      1. Man Chest Hair United
        • 7 Years
        6 months, 25 days ago

        That’s what I was thinking. Best fixtures and he played really well against pool

    2. RichRover
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      A

    3. MightyGar
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Similar dilemma, I am leaning towards A

  6. Super Jack Grealish
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Looking more towards A, bench boosting so can reduce bench price in wildcard 31, anything worth further hits?

    Martinez*,
    Cancelo*, Dias*, Lowton*
    Salah*, Bruno* (Grealish)*, Gundo* Raphinia,
    Kane (C)*, DCL*

    Pope*, Bamford, Dallas, Mitchell*

    1 FT 2.0 ITB (BB, WC, TC)

    A) Grealish + Mitchell > Barnes + Digne (-4) BB
    B) Grealish + Mitchell + Pope > Son + Rudiger/Konsa + Areola (-8) BB

    1. marcos11
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 25 days ago

      A

    2. wulfrunian
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      a

    3. BremerHB
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      A

    4. MightyGar
      6 months, 25 days ago

      A

  7. JabbaWookiee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Pope
    Dallas - Cancelo - Targett
    Raphinha - Salah - Bruno - Son - Gundo
    DCL - Ings

    Foster - Bamford - Dallas - Coufal

    1 x FT / 1.2m itb

    Has to be Ings & Son to Kane & Barnes right?

    1. JabbaWookiee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Sorry - for Dallas in line up read Stones

  8. xHaTr
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Is a -8 too much is im not going to be bench boosting?

    Ends up getting me Kane, DCL, Bruno, Salah plus triple city and still have wildcard, free hit and bench boost to use post GW30

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      dont do -8

    2. jia you (The No BS League -…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      I'm not boosting and on -12, DGW, have some fun, nobody really cares 🙂

      1. xHaTr
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 25 days ago

        I prefer this comment!

      2. Sloane426
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 25 days ago

        Do people actually play this game without money involved?

        1. jia you (The No BS League -…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 25 days ago

          most I'd say tbf

  9. Jones Town
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Which option do you prefer on wildcard:

    A) Stones + Barnes
    B) Pereira + Foden

    Ta!

    1. Ninjaa
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      A

    2. wulfrunian
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      a

    3. MightyGar
      6 months, 25 days ago

      S

  10. Milkman Bruno
    6 months, 25 days ago

    No spurs cover but is my team ok -4

    Martinez
    Cancelo, Shaw, Digne, Tarkowski
    Salah, Bruno, Barnes, Gundogan
    Cavani, Dcl

    Mendy, Ings, Minamino, Strujik

    1. Pad Randa (The OG)
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Is Cavani back?

      1. Milkman Bruno
        6 months, 25 days ago

        Not sure. Hopefully he will be for the palace game and if not in comes Ings? Not sure if it’s worth a hit to Watkins/Diagna ...

  11. OptimusBlack
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Hello Miss You guys
    Which best Combo for WC
    A- Dias Salah Watkins
    B- Stones Son Vardy

    1. Ninjaa
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      B

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 7 Years
        6 months, 25 days ago

        a if you could fit barnes

        1. OptimusBlack
          • 8 Years
          6 months, 25 days ago

          Yes i have Barnes in both A & B

          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 7 Years
            6 months, 25 days ago

            has to be a for me then. son stats are awful.

            1. OptimusBlack
              • 8 Years
              6 months, 25 days ago

              Cheers and thank you

  12. Ninjaa
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Pope (McCarthy)
    Stones Lowton Targett (Coufal Dallas)
    Sterling Gundogan Bruno Salah (Saka)
    DCL Bamford Antonio

    Thoughts on Saka and McCarthy to Barnes and 4m Gk for a 4 pointer? It would allow me to bench Antonio this week and play him next week v Leeds.

  13. Totalfootball
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Do u guys think Gundogan misses 1 of West ham/Wolves ?

    1. mwa1t
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Could quite easily lose some minutes over those two. Played 90 in the week

    2. Dwotle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Yes.

  14. jia you (The No BS League -…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Feel lots of you jokers are on the wrong Pereira this GW

    1. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Why stick at one of them? Uncharacteristically conservative of you

      1. jia you (The No BS League -…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 25 days ago

        haha, good point, if I didn't need players for 29 I might also get the other one in for another hit for Coufal

  15. Apwilkin
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 25 days ago

    1) Ings to Watkins (TC on DCL)
    2) Son to Barnes and Ings to Kane (TC on Kane)

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      2 100%

    2. MightyGar
      6 months, 25 days ago

      2

  16. JamTart
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Which chip, BB or TC?

    Martinez
    Dias, Cancelo, Digne
    Bruno, Son, Gundo, Barnes
    Kane, DCL, Richarlison

    Pope, Taylor, Targett, Raphinha

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      bb

      1. JamTart
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 25 days ago

        Cheers, think it has to be

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 7 Years
          6 months, 25 days ago

          most def

  17. Pad Randa (The OG)
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Who scores more in the DGW?

    1. Watkins +4
    2. Maja
    3. Mateta

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Watkins

    2. hullcityfan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Watkins by miles

    3. Milkman Bruno
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Bacuna mateta

  18. mwa1t
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Lowton > Reguillon -8 worth the risk? (thinking of DGW26 and BGW 29 as no FH)

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      nope

  19. Dybala10
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Do you think Maddison to Barnes is worth a -4?

    Or play Maddison with Raphina in reserve if he’s out?

    1. mwa1t
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Seems Maddison will be out for a bit so you'll probably want him out at some point

  20. RedJive79
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    How’s this WC looking?

    Martinez
    Pereira / Cancelo / Stones
    Bruno / Raph / Salah / Gundo
    Kane / DCL

    3.9 / Bam / Coufal / Struijk

    1. RedJive79
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Oops missed off Son from the mid

  21. Burger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Would you bench boost this bench?

    Sanchez (wba), Dallas (AVL), Taylor (tot, LEI), Traore (lee, shu)

    ?

    1. mwa1t
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Yeah

  22. CrouchDown
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Gtg?

    Martinez

    Cancelo Stones Digne

    Salah Bruno Gundo Raphinha

    Kane(TC) DCL Richarlison

    Subs: McCarthy, Dallas Mitchell Soucek

    1. wulfrunian
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Good to go.Mitchell over Dallas for me.

  23. wulfrunian
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Ogbonna->Reguilon/ Pereira
    Should i take that hit and bench Dallas?

    Pope
    Dias/Mings/Dallas
    Sterling/Barnes/Fernandes/Raphinha/Gundogan
    Kane/Dcl

    Johnstone/Bamford/Ogbonna*/Coufal
    0ft 1.0itb

  24. McClements
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    A - Ings & Bednarek to Watkins and Digne
    B - Ings, Sterling and Bednarek to Kane (TC), Barnes and Cancelo -4

  25. OptimusBlack
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Get Whom ads Punt from those
    A- Bertrand Traoré
    B- Pereira

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      pereira from w brom ?

      maybe him then. tough call though.

  26. mwa1t
    6 months, 25 days ago

    How many DGW players are most of you looking at? Is the average going to be 10/11?

    1. MattysFantasyFooty
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      probably more with many using BB

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      have 11 and will play tc.

      but doubt my city assets will play 2 games each stones dias gundo. maybe 4/6

  27. Purse83
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    A) -4 to replace Vestergaard with Reguilon

    or

    B) Just play Bamford or Raph

  28. MattysFantasyFooty
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Best Maddison replacement under 8.5M?

    Current midfield is

    Bruno Salah Gundo Barnes

  29. FPL_BUCCANEER
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Watkins vs Barnes, on a WC..

    I've been on Barnes all week, but Leeds are never great defensively and Sheff U have their 3 best CBs all as doubts/injured

    Watkins may also double in 28

    Got a FH so 29 doesnt matter..

    Thoughts?

  30. Winners900
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 25 days ago

    Do you think Kane will rise? Cheers

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      no

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      Says he will but with all the wild cards it’s not certain.

    3. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 25 days ago

      It’s adjusted so no now.

      1. Winners900
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 25 days ago

        thanks guys