Wolverhampton Wanderers have two significant injury concerns ahead of their trip to Nottingham Forest's County Ground.
The absence of Ikeme and Costa are huge blows for manager Paul Lambert - who has only tasted victory once since taking over the reigns at Molineux. Indeed, the club is on an awful run of form that has seen just one win in twelve Championship outings and a consequent drop to 20th position in the division; just two points from the relegation line.
Costa, in particular, has been a shining light in an otherwise inconsistently disappointing campaign for Wolves - as the playmaker on loan from Benfica has scored four goals, made two assists and has been instrumental in most of the good things that the Wanderers have produced this term. Unfortunately, an ankle problem sees the talented 22-year-old sidelined.
In Ikeme's absence, 19-year-old Harry Burgoyne looks set to deputise - despite the presence of the slightly more experienced Jon Flatt. Ahead of Burgoyne, Lambert could well retain full backs Dominic Iorfa and Matt Doherty as part of a back four with the central defensive pairing of captain Danny Batth and Richard Stearman.
The combative midfield shield of Jack Price and Romain Saiss are expected to start in Lambert's engine room, with Welshman Dave Edwards deployed further forward. It is anticipated that the trio will be supported by the attacking line of Ivan Cavaleiro, Bright Enobakhare and front man Nouha Dicko.
Here is the Wolverhampton Wanderers predicted line-up in full:
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