Coleman acknowledged in Bale he is working with one of the game's finest talents.
He said: "There are not many players that can do what he does.
"The cross for the second goal was great, he is such a threat and we know when we have him in the team we can afford to go without the ball for periods because he is such a danger when we get it to him.
"He changes the feel of a game and he is a big plus for us when he is playing on that form. He did two things tonight that not many players can do."