Aston Villa remain at the bottom of the Premier League table after a 3-1 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur.
They got off to the worst possible start, with Mousa Dembele slotting in after two minutes.
The lead was doubled on the stroke of half time through Dele Alli, with Remi Garde looking on unimpressed.
He will have been encouraged by Villa's battling second half performance, and they reduced the deficit through Jordan Ayew.
But Harry Kane restored the two-goal lead for Spurs in the dying minutes.
Aston Villa have made an awful start to their Premier League match at Tottenham, in front of the onlooking Rémi Garde, who was appointed today.
Mousa Dembele fired in after two minutes to put Spurs in front, and the lead was doubled by Dele Alli on the stroke of half time.
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Remi Garde will watch Aston Villa at Tottenham ahead of his expected appointment.
Reports by Press Association Sport say the 49-year-old could take over at Villa on Monday, with the club bottom of the Barclays Premier League.
He will watch Villa at White Hart Lane on Monday evening even if his role has not been rubber-stamped by the club before kick-off.
Villa targeted Garde to replace Tim Sherwood after they sacked the former Tottenham boss in October, just eight months into a three-and-a-half-year deal.
Caretaker boss Kevin MacDonald will still take the side for their game against Spurs, with Garde's first match in charge set to be Sunday's visit of leaders Manchester City.
Ex-Lyon manmager Remi Garde will attend Aston Villa's match at Tottenham tonight and could be confirmed as the club's new manager later today, according to reports.
The 49-year old is expected to be present at the match in North London even if discussions over his appointment have not been completed.
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Aston Villa have been knocked out of the Capital One Cup after being beaten away by Southampton in Kevin Macdonald's opening game as caretaker manager.
After a goalless first half, Southampton broke the deadlock with a goal from Maya Yoshida, before Graziano Pelle doubled their lead.
A penalty in extra time from Scott Sinclair wasn't enough to salvage a win as Villa's turbulent season continues.
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