By Nik Simon for the Daily Mail
Published: 23:41 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 23:41 BST, 3 May 2019
All eyes now turn to Newcastle in the ongoing battle for Premiership safety - except for those of Geordan Murphy.
Leicester needed two losing bonus points to consign the Falcons to relegation on Friday night, but they were stung by Harlequins' second half fight-back.
Their defeat allows the Falcons to fight another day - or another fortnight if they secure a bonus-point win against Gloucester on Saturday afternoon.
Leicester put pressure on Newcastle with a losing bonus point at Harlequins on Friday night
Mike Fitzgerald's late score gave the Tigers a point in their relegation scrap with Newcastle
Harlequins: Brown; Ibitoye, Marchant, Tapuai, Walker; Smith, Care; Marler, Elia, Sinckler, Symons, Horwill, Dombrandt, Robshaw, Clifford.
Tries: Care, Kunatani
Conversions: Smith, Lang
Penalties: Smith x3
Leicester: Veainu: Aspland-Robinson, Smith, Toomua, May; Ford, Harrison; Genge, Polota-Nau, Cole, Spencer, Kitchener, Williams, Thompson, Kalamafoni.
Penalties: Ford x4
It could be a pivotal match in Leicester's season but Murphy has been banned from watching the game by his wife, Aneka.
'I'd happily sit down and watch all of the rugby on TV