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 but my wife has told me she can't take it, so we're going shopping instead,' said Murphy. 'So I'll probably just follow it on