Barcelona star Andres Iniesta admits Cristiano Ronaldo's hamstring injury is a big bonus to them in the title race.

The Real Madrid star faces three weeks on the sidelines after aggravating the injury in victory over Atletico.

"It is always important for any team not being able to have a player like that," said Iniesta.

"I do not know how they will handle it at Madrid, but they have a very good squad and players to step in when needed."

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