Boston Town ended their warm-up matches on Saturday with a 1-1 draw at Barton Town.
Alex Beck scored for Town and also saw two good efforts saved before the hosts levelled late on.
But despite the scoreline, Collins was left with a good impression.
He added: “It was the most one-sided draw I’ve been involved in.
“Alex scored a very good goals and also saw two point-blank efforts well saved by their keeper.
“We played well and outpassed them for nearly all of the match.”