Comment and Analysis
The Spain international was caught by Enzo Perez at the Mestalla and was replaced by Ivan Rakitic as the injuries continue to mount up for Luis Enrique.
The ex-Blues boss is often criticized for letting two the talented duo leave Stamford Bridge, but why did he do it? And was his transfer policy a failure at the club?
The three Spanish forwards have provided goals at a superior strike rate than Bale, Benzema and Ronaldo this season.
The Brazilian forward will see his salary and buyout clause rise considerably, but he remains some way down on his Camp Nou teammate.