One set of medals and trophy was kept at the Etihad where Man City were playing against QPR while the other set was at the Stadium of Light where Man United were up against Sunderland.
It is possible they could get by with a draw, or even an unlikely defeat, as they will start their final game one point ahead - but Pep Guardiola's side know better than to expect gifts from Merseyside. We help you discover publicly available material and act as a search engine.
But given Liverpool could also still end up snatching it from their rivals' grasp at the final moment, the Premier League has made a decision to dispatch the real trophy to the Amex Stadium and a dummy version to Merseyside.
It is only the eighth time in the Premier League era that the title has been decided on the final day.
Whichever team wins the title must be presented with a trophy after their game, and a Premier League spokesperson confirmed (via The Independent) that there will be a trophy at each stadium to ensure the procession goes smoothly.
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Manchester United travelled to Sunderland while City hosted QPR, leading the division on goal difference.
Liverpool beat Newcastle on the final day but in the end it was easy street for City as goals from Samir Nasri and Vincent Kompany secured their second title in three seasons. At the end of the season, after the FA Cup, we will see.
The possibility of these results are minimal as Brighton have only scored three goals in a game twice this season, never scoring four and beating England's best team with this margin sounds as a distant dream.
Liverpool may be on the verge of falling agonizingly short of their goals this season, but they can be proud of their efforts and look forward to plenty more successful seasons with a hard-working, strong group of players and staff.
"I thought we should get a trophy if we finish second", he said.
If both teams win their matches on the final day of the season, this Sunday, Man City will lift the trophy once again. We have the pressure because we can lose because it is in our hands but we deserve to be in that position.