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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  1. mdm
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Would you BB these lot?

    Pope (tot, LEI),
    Mitchell (FUL, MUN),
    Raph (AVL)
    Dallas (AVL)

    1. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      I would ,yes

    2. Xabatlea
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Probably you are not having a better DW option! I don't think you have a better team in a new DW. And you could free Up some funds Next top use BB
      So, yes. I would

    3. Bad Kompany
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Probably

    4. Phlajo
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Yep

    5. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Yes

    6. mojoindojo
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Yes.

  2. The 12th Man
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Which one?
    A) Just Bamford > Kane. (Play 10 DGWers + Raphinia)
    B) Grealish > Salah (9 DGWers + Raphinia + Bamford)
    C) Option A plus Grealish > Bale/Barnes/Lookman -4 ( 11DGWers)
    D) Option B plus Coufal >Aina/ Targett -4 (10DGWers)

    1. Xabatlea
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      C) Barnes

    2. Choking Hazard
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      C for me

      1. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Thanks

    3. Bad Kompany
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      How would you have more dgw players in a than b? A or C. I’m still deciding if grealish out for a hit to start over a Leeds player is worth a hit. Leaning towards C

      1. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Your right, I’ve miscounted. Would be 10 if I got Salah. Well spotted.

  3. Xabatlea
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    A) play Lowton/ C Taylor
    B) Taylor --> AINA (-4)
    C) Taylor & Lowton ->Dier & Struijk (-8)
    D) suggest another Transfer options

    Thanks

    1. Choking Hazard
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Bur def to konsa or targett, cover both 26 and 29

      1. Bad Kompany
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        This

    2. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      B

  4. Choking Hazard
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Bottomed,

    On WC, which one do u prefer?

    Martinez Fabri
    Cancelo Stones xxx Targett Struijk
    Salah Bruno xxx Gundo Raphinha
    DCL Bamford Kane

    A. Digne + H. Barnes. Will leave me with 6 GW29 players

    B. Shaw + Son. Will have 7 GW29 players

    1. Xabatlea
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      A) IMO

      1. Choking Hazard
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Yeah especially if eve get a double on 28.

        Cheers

    2. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      I prefer A especially if Everton get another game in 28.
      You could always have Son instead of Salah

      1. Choking Hazard
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Salah has FUL and wol for 27 and 28. Im afraid couch not big enough for those two gameweeks

        1. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          I understand. Is a 12.6m player worth it though if your not going to captain in those weeks.
          GW 27 A City player with a DGW
          GW 28 DCL if they get the Villa game put there.

          On the other hand Salah can become Son in 29 .

    3. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      A

  5. Bad Kompany
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Who are bamford and raphinha starting this gw? I’m tempted to start raphinha. Was unlucky to not have a huge haul last gw. Or would it be better to play both and not take a hit for barnes

    1. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      I’m definitely keeping.
      I’m debating whether to play him and save 4 points.
      Would mean benching Grealish and hoping he’s ok for 29.

      1. Bad Kompany
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Sorry if not clear. Will definitely be keeping both. Have the same decision as you if it is worth taking a hit to get Barnes in for grealish to start over one of them

        1. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          If I move Grealish as much as I like Barnes, think I’ll be getting a player that plays in 29.
          I’m 50/50 what to do. Being aggressive with a hit paid of last week for me.

          1. Bad Kompany
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Who would you go for then? Most who play twice in 26 don’t play in 29. Son seems the only option but he’s too expensive for me

            1. The 12th Man
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              A choice of Bale,Lookman or Traore.

    2. Choking Hazard
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Barnes can outscore raph between 26-28 imo

      1. Bad Kompany
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        I agree but by how much. Will need to outscored him by 4 to make up the hit and potentially more if grealish is back by 29

        1. Choking Hazard
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          It’s ars bur bha shu vs avl whu che + 4

          Can always trf him on 29

          1. Bad Kompany
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            If I knew grealish is going to be out for 29 I’d do it but if he’s back then it’d likely be another -4 to transfer him out. Also no Maddison could hurt his chances of getting goals and assists

      2. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        It’s 26 -29 though isn’t it?
        Both have the same number of games during that time.

        1. Choking Hazard
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Yes, depends on how his team is set for 29. But purely 26-28 Barnes will score more i think. Most of us will have 3 leeds for 29

  6. andres
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Would yo take a hit somewhere in order to BB?
    Have 3 Leeds & mccarthy on the bench currently

    Pope (McCarthy)
    Cancelo Stones Digne Mee (dallas)
    Bruno Salah Gundo Barnes (Raphinia)
    DCL Watkins (bamford)
    0FT, 3.9 itb

    1. Bad Kompany
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Gw 30 looks like a good gw to bb for your team. Makes no sense to do it this gw imo

    2. Choking Hazard
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Mee to digne perhaps

  7. Phlajo
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Lowton to Konsa worth a -4 here?

    Martinez
    Lowton Digne Dias
    Bruno Salah Barnes Rashford Gundo
    DCL Watkins
    Bench: Pope Bamford Dallas Coufal

    Not much for a hit for a defender, but think Konsa is more likely to get a CS, and I'll need him in 29..

    No BB

  8. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Took a hit for Bamford to Watkins
    I'll regret it, won't I?

    1. Easy Cheesy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      I really can’t decide on it. Watkins could have two more games over next few weeks but selling bamf for a hit just seems odd

      1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        I do have Raphinha and I won't start both in the next 2 anyway, and I think I prefer Raph

    2. Steiger
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      I've just done the same. With Villa more than likely having another double in GW28, I think it'll pay off. Have Raph there as well.

  9. mdm
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Will be BB:

    A. Digne (SOU, wba), Mitchell (FUL, MUN)

    B. Keane (SOU, wba), Targett (lee, shu) for -4

    1. Easy Cheesy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      A. Digne is one of my fomo players this week

  10. Azathoth
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Anyone dare to (c)on?

    1. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Thinking about one of Digne,Bale,Barnes,DCL.

      Will probably end up on Fernandes or Kane.

      1. Weeb Kakashi
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Bale over Son?

        1. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Already have Son.
          Would be Grealish,Bamford > Bale,Kane -4.
          There’s more spark to Bale than Son watching them . It’s just whether I dare go there due to Bales game time.

  11. DrogsBallacks
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Ings, Antonio, Sterling to Kane, DCL, Barnes (-8)

      Looks good? Have Gundo

    • LewanGOALski
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Burn or Veltman more nailed..?

    • 03farmboy
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Would take a -4 for

      Sterling and Antonio out
      For Barnes and Kane

      Or use free transfer to do Antonio to Watkins ??

    • Bad Kompany
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Any ideas how long Maddison and grealish are going to be out for?

    • pls
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Would you go DCL or Vardy for DGW26 if money wasn't an issue?

      1. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        50/50.

      2. RIDZ
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        hmm, DCL has better fixtures

    • Weeb Kakashi
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      For those going with KDB... Can he start 3 games in 9 days?? City play on 27th ,3rd and 7th(United)...... Can see him rested on 3rd for the Derby...

      1. Bad Kompany
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        I’d be surprised if he isn’t rested at some point. They showed that they can do well without him. Doesn’t make sense to rush him back and risk a reinjury

        1. HMC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Could see him sitting out the wolves game to prepare for United few days after

      2. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        He’s one for the GW 31 WC for me.
        See how he goes until then.

      3. Party time
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Yes, I think he starts all

      4. Agamenmon
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        I have the BB chip but think it might be a waste to use it with
        Cresswell
        Dallas
        Bamford

        A) play
        B) hold

        1. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          and no playing keeper?
          Definitely hold.

          1. Agamenmon
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            No playing keeper, it would be a waste I’ll probably hold till after I wild card

        2. RIDZ
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          could be pay off if Leeds win the game and Bamford score, play for me

          1. The 12th Man
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            He can play it in any game week though if his full bench is full of singles. Might as well wait until he has a second keeper or a couple that have a DGW.

      5. RIDZ
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Which budget forward for dgw you prefer?
        a) Maja
        b) Ayew

        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          A

      6. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Son to Salah (-4)? Thoughts?

        1. RIDZ
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          I won't do that even though without hit

        2. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Not for me.

          1. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Yeah probably not. Just no Salah scares me a bit especially reading the article. Thinking Soucek >> Barnes and benching Bamford for a -4 also?

            Pope
            Dias, Cancelo, Tarko
            Son, Bruno, Gündo, Raphina
            Kane, DCL, Bamford
            (McCarthy, Dallas, Coufal, Soucek)

            1. The 12th Man
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              I like the Soucek > Barnes move.

        3. Party time
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Stupid

        4. winchester
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Hey lads! have 2ft and 2.7m itb. WC, BB and TC available.
            a) coufal+antonio -> digne+dcl
            b) coufal+raphinha+antonio -> konsa+barnes+dcl -4
            b) hit the WC and bring in kane.

            martinez
            dias cancelo dallas
            bruno salah gundo son raphinha
            adams bamford

            pope antonio coufal taylor

          • FPL ElasticO
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Wil you BB this lot??

            Pope / Stones / Dallas / Raph

            1. Weeb Kakashi
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Yes.

            2. RIDZ
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              yes, 2 play dgw should be fine

            3. The 12th Man
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Yep

          • Weeb Kakashi
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            On a FH is it madness to go with only 2 City?? Ederson and Dias atm...
            Cannot really find an attacker who starts both the games.. and the games dont really scream goals to me!! Hammers and the Wolves can be frustrating at times.

            1. The 12th Man
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              I don’t think it’s crazy at all.

            2. CONNERS
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Double City defence wouldn't be in my plans if I were FHing.

              I would fit KDB and Gundo in a FH team to try and take maximum advantage of two home fixtures.

          • RIDZ
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Which defender you prefer for dgw:
            a) Everton
            b) Spurs
            c) Aston Villa

            1. Differential (c)
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Leicester, tbh. Weird as it sounds.

              1. RIDZ
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Hmm, I'm not sure Leicester will get any clean sheet.
                Thanks mate anyway

            2. Kno
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Digne prob, or pereira if you feel punty

            3. Party time
                3 months, 20 days ago

                C
                B
                A

                In that order but B likely to keep 2 cs imo

            4. Zlatan F.C
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Honestly not sure what to do here? 1FT 3.6m itb

                Martinez
                Cancelo Dias Mee Dallas
                Salah Bruno Gundo Raph
                DCL Bamford

                Pope Antonio Grealish Coufal

                A) Antonio Grealish to Kane(TC) and Lookman - 4
                B) Antonio Grealish and Pope to Kane(TC) Barnes and Aerola - 8
                C) Antonio Grealish and Coufal to Kane Lookman and Castagne - 8 and play BB..

                1. Differential (c)
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  I like A. Keep the hits to a minimum and have faith in your Leeds assets. Bench Mee for Lookman.

              • mdm
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Will be BB. Which option:

                A. Digne (SOU, wba), Mitchell (FUL, MUN)

                B. Keane (SOU, wba), Targett (lee, shu) for -4

              • fcsaltyballs
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Martinez
                Cancelo Stones Robertson
                Salah Fernandes Gundogan Raphinha
                Bamford DCL Kane

                Pope Soucek Coufal Ferguson

                1FT, 0.8itb

                1. Ferguson >> Konsa [10DGWs] (play Bamford or Raphinha)
                2. Robertson >> Digne [9DGWs] (play Bamford and Raphinha)

                Thanks all 🙂

              • SHOWSTOPPERRR
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                So with all the European ties over would like to bb with this team for -4.

                Martinez * areola*
                Digne* dais* cancelo* lowton* dallas
                Son* bruno* gundo* Barnes* raph
                Kane* dcl* bam

                A) Big decision here is to whether transfer out son or salah to get Kane in and I have no fh so need to build towards 29. What's your opinion guys son or Salah to keep?

              • tibollom
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Hi guys, think im g2g? BB this lot and bruno captain

                LLoris Areola
                AWB Dias Cancello struijk Mee
                son bruno(c) Salah Raph Gundo
                Bam Watkins DCL

                1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  G2g am also bb ing with 3 leeds

              • ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Only in Villa vs Leeds game, who would you rather have?
                Bamford or Watkins

                1. Party time
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    Bamford

                  • The 12th Man
                    • 7 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    Watkins

                  • Differential (c)
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    Bam-Bam.
                    Elmohamady a key weakness in that Villa defense. Expect Raphinha to exploit it.

                2. arkom
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  A) Lloris / PICKFORD
                  DIAS / PEREIRA / Cancelo / Digne / Dallas
                  SON / Bruno / Barnes / Gundogan / Rapinha
                  Bamford / DCL / Kane

                  B) Lloris / JOHNSTONE
                  STONES / BURN / Cancelo / Digne / Dallas
                  SALAH / Bruno / Barnes / Gundogan / Rapinha
                  Bamford / DCL / Kane

                  WC team A (Son) or B (Salah)?

                  BB left, FH used

                  1. RIDZ
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    A