Leicester Tigers tamed by the perfect boot of Quins Botica

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Harlequins returned to the top of the Aviva Premiership thanks to a 25-21 win over Leicester Tigers at the Stoop.

Leicester, runners-up last year, outscored Quins by two tries to one, but Ben Botica's 100 per cent kicking record proved too much.

Danny Care, back from England international duty, helped over-turn a half-time 18-12 deficit with the hosts only try of the day - duly converted by Botica.

But it was the fly half's six successful penalty kicks that sealed the win and saw Quins reclaim top spot.

Quins go to bottom of the table, but in form, Sale Sharks this weekend.

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