Bale made the difference in Spurs' topsy turvy Europa League tie against Inter Milan, scoring in the first leg.
Jan Vertonghen puts the icing on the cake for Spurs with their third goal of the game.
Ryan Bertrand was penalised for pulling back Raul Rusescu in the penalty box as Chelsea lost 1-0 to Steaua Bucuresti.
Rusescu scores Steaua Bucuresti's winner from the penalty spot.
Hatem Ben Arfa battles with Ewerton as Anzhi Makhachkala and Newcastle fought out a 0-0 draw.
Marcelo Diaz sets FC Basel on their way to a 2-0 victory over Zenit St Petersburg.
Ogenyi Onazi fires home Lazio's second goal at Stuttgart as the Italians ran out 2-0 winners.
Rodrigo scores the only goal of the game as Benfica saw off Bordeaux 1-0.