Watch the Match Highlights from the Gallagher Premiership game between Harlequins and Leicester Tigers at Twickenham Stoop in Round 23 of the 21/22 season.
A try with just six minutes left on the clock and a late penalty secured a 26-20 win for Harlequins.
There was little to split the teams throughout, following a trend with five of the last six meetings decided by margins of six points or fewer.
In a breathtaking opening few minutes of a game between the defending champions and the current league leaders, Quins led 12-7 with tries from Will Collier and Cadan Murley either side of Nemani Nadolo’s score in his return to the Tigers line-up.
A fierce wind blowing down the pitch made it difficult for both teams, but Tigers levelled the scores with an enterprising score finished by Hanro Liebenberg before the hosts moved into a 15-12 lead at half-time with a penalty.
It was nip and tuck throughout the second half, too, with Jasper Wiese adding a third try for Tigers and Freddie Burns kicking a penalty for a 20-18 lead on 73 minutes.
But Andre Esterhuizen’s try just 60 seconds later gave Quins the lead once more on the way to their sixth successive league win and a late penalty pushed the gap top six points, though Tigers headed back home with one point from the afternoon.