Villa head to Elland Road in fine form, having won nine of their last 12 games to climb to fourth spot in the Championship table.
Hernandez is aware of the talent in Steve Bruce’s squad but the Leeds winger believes his side can pick up all three points.
“It is a big game, at home at Elland Road,” he said.
“Aston are a big team in the Championship and they want to get back to the Premier League.
“They didn’t start very well, but in the last few games they have played good and won many games.
“We know it is going be a difficult game, but we are playing at home and in our previous matches we have played with spirit and we have confidence to get a win against Aston Villa.
“They have good players who have played in the Premier League and we know it will be a difficult game, but I think we have a good chance in front of our fans.
“It is a big test and if we can get the win, I am sure it would give everyone a lot of confidence, I believe we have a good team and squad as well and we can fight to get the points in this game.”
Leeds have six games in December and Hernandez believes it will be a crucial month for their promotion hopes.
“December is an important month for…