Arles claim first victory
Diawara had put the home side ahead just after the half hour and did the same with 15 minutes to go when he netted from the spot.
Arles had the first opening when Diawara volleyed from close range but Alexis Thebaux blocked his effort. Caen's
The visitors took the lead when El Arabi scored after
Thebaux pulled off a fine save to deny
But Germany was not to be denied the equaliser which came from a counter attack led by Hameur Bouazza down the left. His cross to the far post found Germany who volleyed past Thebaux from close range.
Arles went ahead when Meriem's free-kick from long range picked out Diawara who beat Thebaux. Caen could have been back on level terms just after the hour when Nivet set up Livio Nabab on the right but his shot from the edge of the penalty area was inches over the bar.
But the visitors were level with 25 minutes to go when Traore scored from close range following a free-kick by Alexandre Raineau. However, the home side secured a first league win of the season when Diawara scored from the spot after Thebaux had fouled Franck Dja Djedje.