Hernandez was absent for Leeds match against Charlton Athletic at the weekend, with the Whites losing 1-0.
Although Leeds did manage to create some openings, even without their chief playmaker, they were not at their best at the Valley.
And Bielsa admits that Leeds do miss Hernandez when he doesn’t play.
“There are two complimentary views. You always miss one player like Pablo when he is not in the team,” Bielsa said.
“The second is we are in good condition to put a player in to replace him. Proof: one offensive game against Derby was the same with Charlton. In both games we have created similar enough chances to score. For this reason, we miss Pablo, we cannot say otherwise, but the team can resolve his absence.”
Leeds decided to pick summer signing Helder Costa to start with Hernandez out at the weekend, but they could not break down a stubborn Charlton defence.
Leeds have now won just one of their last five games, and their lack of ruthlessness in front of goal continues to be a concern.
Leeds are in action against West Bromwich Albion later tonight, and they are sure to be tested.
Bielsa’s men will once again be without Hernandez, as they look to end Slaven Bilic’s side’s unbeaten start to the season.
If Leeds can pick up the three points later they will leapfrog the Baggies, and could move back to the top of the Championship table.
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