20,000 watch Atletico's practice before derby

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 1, 2012 at 9:18 am •  Published: December 1, 2012

MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid says 20,000 fans turned out at the team's final practice on Saturday morning ahead of its derby against Real Madrid.

Second-place Atletico leads Madrid by eight points, ahead of the match later Saturday at Santiago Bernabeu stadium.

Atletico is trying to break a winless streak against city rival Madrid that dates back to 1999.